Johnson, Vivian A. (Vivian Annabelle) (1912-) | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Name: Johnson, Vivian A. (Vivian Annabelle) (1912-)
Variant Name: Vivian Johnson
Historical Note: Physicist, Purdue University faculty member, research in theoretical solid state physics, and author of many scientific papers on the transport properties of semiconductors. Concerned with the educational opportunities and the status of women. Visiting lecturer of the American Association of Physics Teachers as a part of the National Science Foundation program to stimulate interest in physics. Her scholarship, leadership and abilities as a teacher were recognized in 1973 when she received the Standard Oil Foundation Teaching Award, and in 1979 when she received the Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion Award at Purdue University. She was a member of Sigma Xi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Indiana Academy of Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, and the American Association of University Professors.