Moira Johnson

STAR Project Associate


  • Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2014
  • M.S., Austin Peay State University, 2009
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2007

Moira completed her doctorate in Higher Education Administration and Leadership from Texas A&M University, and holds a Master’s degree in Health & Human Performance, and a Bachelor’s Begree in Latin American Studies. Prior to joining the STAR team, she managed the Student Flourishing Initiative at the Contemplative Sciences Center at UVa and was the founding director of the Employee Wellness program at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has experience managing collegiate fitness and wellness programs, working in college transition research and curriculum development, student development, higher education leadership, and conducting research on lifestyle interventions for faculty and staff working in higher education. Moira's role with STAR is to manage the various research projects, assist with infastructure building, strategic planning, and sustainability efforts, and to provide administrative support to faculty, staff, and students involved in the initiative.