Anthony Johnson was a research intern at SERI from July to August 2011. His research interests include housing rights, urban studies, and African-American cultural history with a strong regional focus on U.S. cities and post-apartheid urban South Africa.

Anthony is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He holds a Masters degree in African-American studies from the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. He is also a research associate at the Howard Samuels State Management and Policy Center in the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he has carried out research on state policy initiatives on access to education and affirmative action programmes.