Cyntoria JohnsonClinical Associate Professor Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
J.D. Florida Coastal School of Law
Cyntoria Johnson serves as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Georgia State University. As an active member of the Georgia and Florida State Bars, she has practiced primarily in the areas of criminal law, family law, and estate planning. Johnson teaches a variety of criminal justice courses primarily in our legal track concentration, providing intensive exposure to the study of law in preparation for law school. Her research and teaching interests include wrongful convictions and globalizing criminal justice education. Johnson has developed and led study abroad programs to the Dominican Republic, Brazil, South Africa, and Trinidad & Tobago. She regularly volunteers in pro bono initiatives including the Georgia Innocence Project and Gate City Bar’s Saturday Lawyer Program. Johnson serves as the Faculty Advisor to both the GSU Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society and Sisters in Law Society.