Dr. Chris Janson has been a faculty member at UNF since 2007. In 2020 he was selected as the UNF Presidential Diversity & Inclusion Award Winner, and he received an Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in 2012. A common focus of his teaching, scholarship, and service is supporting the individual and collective gifts of students and communities of color.
During his tenure at UNF, Dr. Janson has mentored many graduate students. He has chaired 13 Ed.D. dissertation committees, co-chaired 4 others, served as the methodologist on 4 others, and served as a committee member on 9 more. Dr. Janson has also served on external committees at two other universities.
Dr. Janson is purposeful about supporting scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Half of all the dissertation committees on which he has served at UNF have been for students of color, 10 of whom he supported as either chair or co-chair.