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Sara Johnson, Ph.D.


Ms. Sarah JohnsonAssistant Professor of Chemistry

Chemistry Education

Mail Box: UNA Box 5049
Office Room: 453 Science and Engineering Technology Building
Office Telephone: (256) 765-4339
Email: sjohnson34@una.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Chemistry, Purdue University, 2017; M.S., Science Education (Emphases in Biology and Chemistry), The University of Southern Mississippi, 2010; B.S., Chemistry (Biochemistry), The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007
Classes taught: Introductory Chemistry CH 101; Introductory Chemistry Laboratory CH 101L

Recent publications:

  • Maroo, J. D.; Johnson, S. L., "The Use of Representational Competences as the Basis for the Evaluation of Student's Grasp of Johnstone's 'Representational Triad'," in Towards a Framework for Representational Competence in Science Education, Daniel K. L., Ed. Invited chapter under review by editor.

Recent presentations:

  • Johnson, S. L.; Bodner, G. M., "Examining the Research Experiences of Undergraduate Biochemistry Students: A Case Study Approach," Poster Presentation at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, Apr 23, 2017.
  • Johnson, S. L.; Bodner, G. M., "Using Case Studies to Understand Undergraduate Research Experiences," Oral Presentation at the 253rd American Chemistry Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Apr 5, 2017; 2662586.
  • Johnson, S. L.; Bodner, G. M., "Undergraduate Research Experience: Learning to Talk the Talk," Oral Presentation at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE), Greeley, CO, August 3, 2016; P760.
  • Johnson, S. L.; Garratt, R. D.; Pelaez, N. J.; Anderson, T. R., "Conceptual and Visualization Difficulties with Protein Secondary Structure Revealed by Instruction with Physical Models," Poster Presentation at the Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science Education, Lewiston, ME, August 4, 2015; 6.

Professional Certifications and Memberships:
American Chemical Society
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Golden Key International Honour Society
Iota Sigma Pi
National Association for Research in Science Teaching
Phi Lambda Upsilon