ICCTA Outstanding Faculty Member Award

2004 Recipient

Dr. Kent Johnson
Highland Community College

Having lived in both the South American country of Uruguay and the United States, Dr. Kent Johnson has first-hand knowledge about these countries’ histories, cultures, and etiquettes.

In addition to his teaching of English and Spanish, students also benefit from his experience as a writer, translator, and editor.

His recent work translating the poetry of Bolivian author Jamie Saenz has been widely praised.

Kent was one of 14 winners of the 2004 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Translation, one of the most sought-after grants in poetry and fiction.

Dr. Kent Johnson is the 2004 recipient of the ICCTA Outstanding Faculty Member Award.

Dr. Kent Johnson is the 2004
recipient of ICCTA's Outstanding Faculty Member Award.

Kent is a co-faculty advisor of Highland’s award-winning literary and arts publication,The Prairie Wind.Kent has been a Highland faculty member for 12 years.