Jeffrey Johnson is a registered Architect and a member of the AIA. He received his Master of Architecture and his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Ball State University. Jeffrey gained his professional experience working for offices in Vienna, Austria, Chicago and Rotterdam before co-founding SLAB Architecture with Jill Leckner in New York City in 2004.
Before joining UK College of Design, Johnson taught for 10 years at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University where he was the founding director of Asia Megacities Lab. His teaching and research focus on design at the scale of both architecture and the city. He has lectured extensively and has taken part in numerous international events, symposia, forums and workshops. Johnson has also taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology and at Tongji University in Shanghai.
Johnson was the Curator and Co-Academic Director for the 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture Shenzhen.