Alena Johnson

Human Devt. and Family Studies

Principal Lecturer


Alena Johnson

Contact Information

Office Location: FL 308B
Phone: 435-797-1562
Email: alena.johnson@usu.edu
Additional Information:

Educational Background

MS, Human Environments, Utah State University, 2001
BS, Family and Consumer Sciences, Utah State University, 1999
Other, General Education, Brigham Young University, 1989

Licensures & Certifications

Housing Counselor, NeighborWorks, 2009

Biography

Alena Johnson is a Senior Lecturer at in the FCHD department. She teaches Family Finance, Financial Counseling, and team teaches Balancing Work and Family. Alena is an Accredited Financial Counselor.

Teaching Interests

Money Management
Couples and Money
Kids and Money

Research Interests

Money Management
Couples and Money

Awards

Mary Ellen Edmunds Educator of the Year Award, 2014

Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education

Outstanding Contribution to Utah Families Award, 2008

Utah Council on Family Relations

Teacher of the Year, 2006

Family, Consumer, and Human Development Department, Utah State University

Excellence in Teaching in Online Education Award, 2004

Utah State University Continuing Education

Faculty of the Year, 2003

Utah State University Greek Council, Chi Omega

Top Professor, 2003

Utah State University Mortar Board

Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year, 2001

Utah State University Robins Award

Student Paper Award, 2001

Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education


Publications | Abstracts

  • Christensen, A., Johnson, A.C, Dew, J.P, Delgadillo, L., (2012). Financial Personalities and Relationship Quality. AFCPE

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Books

  • Johnson, A.C, (2008). Financial First Aid.
  • Johnson, A.C, (2006). The Financial Checkup.
  • Johnson, A.C, (2002). Financial Remedies.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Skogrand, L.M, Johnson, A.C, Christensen, A., DeFrain, J., (2011). Financial management practices of couples with great marriages. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32, 27-35. doi: DOI 10.107/s10834-010-9195-2
  • Skogrand, L.M, Johnson, A.C, Christensen, A., DeFrain, J., (2011). Financial management practices of couples with great marriages. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32, 27-35. doi: DOI 10.107/s10834-010-9195-2

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | MultiMedia

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2023
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2023
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2023
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2023
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2023
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2023
HDFS 4460 - Financial Counseling and Coaching, Spring 2023
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2022
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2022
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2022
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2022
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2022
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2022
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2022
HDFS 4460 - Financial Counseling and Coaching, Spring 2022
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2021
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2021
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2021
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2021
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2021
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2021
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2021
HDFS 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2021
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2020
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2020
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2020
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2020
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2020
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2020
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2020
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2020
HDFS 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2020
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2019
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2019
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2019
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2019
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2019
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2019
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2019
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2019
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2019
HDFS 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2019
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2018
HDFS 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2018
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2018
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2018
HDFS 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2018
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2018
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2018
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2018
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2018
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2018
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2017
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2017
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2017
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2017
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2017
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2017
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2016
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2016
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2016
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2016
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2016
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2016
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2016
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2016
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2016
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2016
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2015
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2015
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2015
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2015
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2015
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2015
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2015
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2015
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2015
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2015
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2014
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2014
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2014
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2014
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Summer 2014
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2014
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2014
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2014
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2014
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2014
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2014
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2013
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2013
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2013
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2013
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Summer 2013
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2013
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2013
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2013
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2013
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2013
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2013
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2012
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2012
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2012
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2012
FCHD 4330 - Family Finance Career Seminar, Fall 2012
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Summer 2012
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2012
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2012
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Spring 2012
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2012
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Spring 2012
FCHD 4460 - Financial Counseling, Spring 2012
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2011
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2011
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2011
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2011
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Summer 2011
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Summer 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - BALANCING WORK/FAMLY (BSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 3350 - FAMILY FINANCE (DSS), Spring 2011
FCHD 4460 - FINANCIAL COUNSELING, Spring 2011
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 1010 - Balancing Work and Family, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010
FCHD 3350 - Family Finance, Fall 2010