Midwest Regional Manager
National Park Service Network to Freedom
National Park Service
601 Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102
Deanda Johnson, PhD is currently the Midwest Regional Coordinator for the National Park Service Network to Freedom Program in Omaha, Nebraska. She joined the program in 2010. Before coming to the National Park Service, Johnson served as the coordinator of the African American Research and Service Institute and visiting instructor at Ohio University from 2005-2010. She received her MA and PhD in American Studies from the College of William & Mary. In addition to the Underground Railroad, her research interest include African American material culture.