Dr. Judith A. John



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, 1992, Kansas State University


  • Children’s and Adolescent Literature

Research and professional interests

  • Children’s and Adolescent Literature
  • Fantasy (esp. high fantasy and dragons)
  • Censorship
  • Literacy

Awards and honors

  • Girl Scout Thanks Award (Giver for outstanding service to a Service Unit) 5/2009
  • Certificate of Appreciation Award from Friendship Circle Service Unit of the Girl
  • Scouts of Dogwood Trails 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09
  • University Service Award, 2006
  • College of Arts and Letters Research Award, 2004
  • Outstanding Leader, Girl Scout Council of Dogwood Trails, 2004, 2005
  • Southwest Missouri State University Teaching Award 2003
  • Excellence in Community Service, SMSU Award 2002
  • College of Arts and Letters Service Award 2002
  • Outstanding Service Award from Reading Roundup (Springfield Public Schools Foundation) 5/02
  • Service Award from the Springfield Public Schools Diversity Committee 2001
  • Honorable Mention for the SMSU Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award 2001