Tallese D. Johnson
Statistician, Racial Statistics Branch Population Division
Tallese D. Johnson is a statistician in the Racial Statistics Branch, Population Division, of the U.S. Census Bureau. Her duties include the review and analysis of race data, with a primary focus on the American Community Survey. She joined the Census Bureau in 2004 as a statistician in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch where her primary duties included the review and analysis of child care, child well-being and maternity leave data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Before joining the Census Bureau, Johnson worked as a research associate for the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity at the University of Maryland. Johnson received an undergraduate degree in sociology from Berea College in Kentucky and both master's and doctorate degrees in sociology from the University of Maryland. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina's Carolina Population Center.