Johnson Research Associates was founded in 2014 by its Principal and CEO, Dr. Cicely K. Johnson who utilized her experience in social and behavioral sciences, public health, public policy, education, and labor relations to create a consulting company that focused on results and the needs of the community at large. Since its creation, Johnson Research Associates has had the opportunity to work on action research for multiple clients that has had a powerful impact on many in society, particularly disenfranchised groups.