Carrie Ann Johnson

Interim Coordinator of Research and Outreach

Contact

Dept:ENGL
Email:carrieaj@iastate.edu
Office:Catt
2224 Osborn Dr
Ames IA
50011-4009
Phone:515-294-2180

Bio

Carrie Ann Johnson serves as interim coordinator of research and outreach for the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. She oversees such research and outreach programs as the Archives of Women’s Political Communication, Women in Iowa Politics Database, Gender Balance Project and Ready to Run® Iowa: Campaign Training for Women, as well as helping the center's undergraduate student voting champions with their campaigns to increase student voter engagement on campus. Johnson earned a Ph.D. in rhetoric and professional communication from Iowa State University, receiving the Iowa State Research Excellence Award for her dissertation, "Whisper Networks: Sexual Harassment Protection Through Informal Networks." She earned a master’s degree in American Studies and bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations, both from Utah State University. In her professional career, Johnson has worked in public relations and content editing and has consulted for small businesses and local politicians in her community.