Colleen Johnston

Title IX Investigator
Colleen Johnston

Phone: 847-491-3881
Email: colleen.johnston@northwestern.edu

As the Title IX Investigator, Colleen conducts investigations of complaints of sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and dating and domestic violence for both the Office of Sexual Harassment Prevention and the Office of Student Conduct.

Prior to joining the University, Colleen worked in civil rights enforcement, investigating discrimination complaints for the City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations. Before moving to the Chicago area, she served as the Executive Director of the City of Cambridge’s Human Rights Commission.

In addition to her legal experience, Colleen previously worked as a Quad Director at Brandeis University. Colleen received her law degree from Boston College Law School. She has a master’s degree in Gender/Cultural Studies from Simmons College and completed her undergraduate work at Brandeis University.