Strategic Communication Studies

Betsy Johnson

Academic Degrees:
  • M.F.A., Bennington College
  • M.A., Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Concordia College
  • COMM 205 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 265 Group Communication

Betsy Johnson teaches for the Communication and English departments, as well as the First Year Seminar at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. Her classes include Interpersonal Communication, Group Communication, Creative Writing and a literature course on men, women and aliens. She recently finished writing two poetry manuscripts, from the moon queen’s mouth and Awake to the Ordinary.

Recent Publications:
  • “when I pray,” Prairie Schooner, Summer, 2015.
  • “a still life,” Boulevard, 2014.
  • “Goodnight,” Mid-American Review, 2014. 
  • “Saying Yes,” accepted for publication by Portland magazine, fall 2014.
  • “When your son draws you,” Ascent, 2014.
  • “When the stones gather,” Bluestem, 2014.
Betsy Johnson, instructor of communication and english

SJU Quad 355C
[email protected]

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Kelly Berg, Ph.D.
Chair, Communication Department
SJU Quad 440

Laura Schmitz
Department Coordinator
SJU Quad 451