Lloyd D. Johnston

Research Professor, SRC - Youth & Social Issues
Lloyd D. Johnston

BIO

Dr. Johnston is an Angus Campbell Collegiate Research Professor and Distinguished Senior Research Scientist at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research and principal investigator of the Monitoring the Future study since its inception in 1975. A social psychologist by training, he has served as advisor to the White House, Congress, and many other national and international bodies and has conducted research on a wide range of issues, including the use of alcohol, tobacco, and various illicit drugs; institutional trust; policy evaluation; the functioning of American high schools; behaviors influencing the spread of HIV; and most recently, childhood obesity. His research interests also include international comparative studies and the application of survey research to social problems generally.