ICCTA Outstanding Faculty Member Award
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 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.
For additional information on ICCTA's Outstanding
Faculty Member Award, please contact
Kim Villanueva at 217-528-2858, ext. 1.
Illinois Community College Trustees Association|
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Springfield, IL 62701-1711
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