Michael Kotutwa Johnson

Indigenous Resilience Specialist

Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands


I study Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge with an emphasis on Indigenous conservation and land management techniques. I also look at Indigenous dryland agriculture systems including food production.


  • PhD, 2019, Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • MPP, 2003, Pepperdine School of Public Policy, Malibu, CA
  • BS, 1999, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY