Dr. Michael Johnson


Dr. Michael Johnson, was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, and is a third generation New Mexican. He attended New Mexico State University, first majoring in physics and then geology, and graduated with a B.S. in 1972. While at NMSU, he met and married his wife, Judy Gray, who was also an NMSU student. He then moved to Houston, Texas to attend graduate school at Rice University, graduating with an M.A. in geochemistry and completing course work for a Ph.D. He joined Conoco Inc. as a petroleum geologist in 1975.