Carla Johnson, M.S. - The University of Tulsa
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Carla Johnson, M.S.

Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Carla Johnson grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, and attended undergraduate school in Saskatoon before graduating from the University of Wyoming with a degree in agriculture. She obtained a master’s degree in soil chemistry (agronomy) in 1993 and then a master’s in chemistry in 2007. Johnson spent 30 years working for the Chemistry Department at UW as the general chemistry lab coordinator/academic professor lecturer. She joined TU’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in August 2023 as the director of general chemistry laboratories. On a personal level, Johnson competes as a barrel racer at PRCA/WPRA rodeos, and is a board member for the WPRA. She is excited to live and compete in Tulsa and loves the weather change after moving from Cheyenne, Wyoming.


  • M.S., University of Wyoming

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Chemistry education
  • Chemistry lab management