Articles, Conferences & Workshops

Articles, Conferences and Workshops- Eric Anthony Johnson, PhD

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Public Hearings on Boulevard Redevelopment-Southside Community Center – Richmond,, Virginia January 20, 2016

New Orleans Advocate: Economic inequality in New Orleans can stunt its regeneration, New Orleans Advocate June 22, 2015

Shared Value Initiative: Developing a shared value framework in support of local urban regeneration, January 12, 2015

New Orleans Advocate: Community Crucial to Growth, New Orleans Advocate, August 15, 2014

The Mecklenburg Times: The new face of the changing public housing reality, 2013

The Mecklenburg Times: Renovation Report, Edwin Towers, 2013

Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald: Successful developer featured at Chamber Banquet, February 26, 2013

University of Delaware Messenger: Renewal Plans Take Shape, Volume 21, Number 1, 2013

Inside Business Magazine: POWER, the most influential leaders in NE Ohio, January/February 2013

Editorial Op-ed, Why a Sense of Place Matters for Akron, November 26, 2012.

The Summit Magazine: The Challenge of Urban Transformation, August 2012

Akron Life Magazine: It’s an urban redevelopment entrepreneur, May 2012

Inside Business Magazine: Eric Anthony Johnson, Heading Akron’s Urban Makeover, March/April 2012

Inside Business Magazine: POWER, the most influential leaders in NE Ohio, January/February 2012

Akron Beacon Journal Business: Group reflects on work of past year, May 6, 2012

Crain’s Cleveland Business: Taking Action in Akron, March 19, 2012

Akron Beacon Journal: Private security set near University of Akron, February 6, 2012

Global company partners with UPA. International firm will boost project image, aid developers with financing, resources. Beacon Journal, October 16, 2011

The Akron Beacon Journal. Editorial Op-ed, Poised to Grow in Akron, August 31, 2011. The Akron Beacon Journal.

The Akron Beacon Journal Editorial Op-ed, At Akron’s Core, the Capacity to Thrive, June 9, 2011.

Editorial Op-ed, At the Corner of Ed’s and Med’s, the Emergence of University Park, May 1, 2011.

Kaleidoscope Magazine: Revitalizing Neighborhoods, Business Issue 2010

Arts and Architecture, a new year, solutions loom for old mysteries. Port of Cleveland Eric Anthony Johnson work #7 of top 10 stories of 2009. The Plain Dealer, January 3, 2010

Port Authority panel approves lakefront plan. The Plain Dealer, December 11, 2009

First phase of lakefront plan gets planning panel approval. Plain Dealer December 5, 2009

Editorial Opinion “Cleveland Lacking Civic Pride”. Cleveland Plain Dealer August 30th, 2009.

Midwest Real Estate News: Shaking off bad reputation in Cleveland, March/April 2009

The Call and Post: Port to hear from community on waterfront, July 15, 2009

Kaleidoscope Magazine: Port of Cleveland plays vital role in Cleveland’s economic recovery, Diversity Issue 2009

Assets appear greater than obstacles, says Port’s new Real Estate, Chief. Call and Post, January 7, 2009

The Mecklenburg Times: Landfill could get industrial park rebirth, October 10, 2008

Charlotte Business Journal: Bank of America buys city block, February 2008

The Charlotte Observer: City Council to consider the sale of old landfill, June 5, 2007

Charlotte Business Journal: News and Notes, January 12, 2007

The Pompano Beach Pelican: 110 families find attractive affordable housing in new Pinnacle Village, March 31, 2006

Trade winds of Pompano Beach, Eric Anthony Johnson, Defining Community Redevelopment Agencies. Pompano Beach Pelican, 2006.

The Pompano Beach Pelican: Neighborhoods unite to keep homes safe from developers, July 1, 2005

Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Hospitality brigade helps travelers to the Big Easy, November 19, 2002

The New Orleans Tribune: New Directions for the New Orleans Downtown Development District, April 2000

Lloyd Chrishana & Johnson Eric A. (1999). An Evaluation of the Northeast Wilmington Community Health Project. University of Delaware Press.

Cooksy Leslie J. & Johnson Eric A. (1999). Delaware’s Strong Communities Initiative: A year and a half evaluation of the State of Delaware’s initiative to build stronger communities in six communities in Kent County Delaware. University of Delaware Press

Capital Journal, Graduate of Washburn to Intern in White House, May 3, 1996

Mankato State Reporter: White House opens doors to MSU Grad, April 23, 1996

Burnsville Sun Current: Coordinator to strengthen ties between neighborhoods, March 20, 1996

New Orleans Times Picayune: Real-estate fix-it group targets N.O, seven neighborhoods will get help with blighted housing, December 12, 1992

Topeka Capital Journal: Night games draw crowd, February 24, 1992


Presenter, National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Annual Conference, History V. Housing: Navigating Through Preservation to Progress, October 14-16, 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana

Presenter, Institute for Local Innovation (ILI) Open Source: Organizational Stability Capacity Building Forum, New Orleans, Louisiana Contemporary Arts Center September 24th 2015

Presenter, University of Delaware School of Policy and Administration, Rethinking Urban Regeneration, November 6, 2014

Guest Speaker, Murfreesboro North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon. March 18, 2013

Presenter, University of North Carolina: The Changing Landscape of Urban Regeneration. February 4, 2013.

Panel Member, Cleveland Foundation Roundtable on Competiveness in Economic Development. January 31, 2013.

Presenter, Anchor District Forum, Shaping the New Metropolis, Anchor Districts and the Corporations serving them, University Circle, November 7-9, 2012

Presenter, The Rules Have Changed: The Chase for Economic Prosperity in Tough Economic Times. Akron Roundtable, August 16, 2012.

Presenter, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Equality. The Shifting Landscape of Economic Development. June 28, 2012
Panel Member, Attracting International Business to Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Chapter Urban Land Institute, 2009

Moderator, Transforming Cleveland’s Waterfront Forum, Cleveland State University, 2009

Panel Member, Restoring Prosperity to Northeast Ohio Forum, Cleveland State University, 2009

Presenter, Ohio Society of Professional Engineer, Cleveland Port Relocation 2009

Presenter, Cleveland Chapter Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Breakfast, 2009

Presenter, Chicago Title Fall Meetings, Redeveloping Cleveland’s Waterfront, 2009

Presenter, Charlotte Chapter American Society Public Administrators: Finding affordable housing in Charlotte, NC, 2008

Panelist LISC Urban Form: The funding gap in commercial real estate development and why it occurs, 2006

Panel Chair: Economic Development: Trends and Directions. Southeastern Conference of Public Administrators (SECoPA) annual conference Charlotte, NC, October 2004.

Panel Chair: Local Politics of Community Policy. Southeastern Conference of Public Administrators (SECoPA) annual conference Charlotte, NC, October 2004.

Presenter, Concrete vs. Culture, paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, Washington, DC, March 31-April 3rd, 2004.

Presenter, Thirty-Six Years and Counting: A Critical Review of the Impact of Black Mayors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 15-18, 2004.

Presenter, Entergy Louisiana Team City Conference: Bringing Home Grant Dollars for Economic Development, 2002

Presenter, Louisiana State University Community Development Seminar: History of Housing and Community Development Grants, 2002

Presenter, Black Mayors and Policy Responsiveness in Community Development Spending. Paper presented in Detroit at the 2001 Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association and in Chicago at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2001

Panel Moderator, National Congress for Community & Economic Development Annual Conference Public Policy workshop on community development policy issues. New Orleans, LA, 2000

Panel Member, U.S. Senator Joseph S. Biden, Delaware, Annual Workshop on the Federal Grants Process, Dover, DE, 1999

Presenters, Eric A. Johnson and Suzanne Leland. Forging New Partnerships: HUD and the National Rebuilding Initiative. Paper Presented at the Annual Conference for the American Society for Public Administration, Philadelphia, PA, 1997

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