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Johnson Ashley

Dr. Ashley Johnson

Associate Professor of Geography

Geography & Sustainability

Email address  ajohnso40@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7216
Office location  STEAM 222


  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Ecology (GIS concentration), University of Florida
  • M.A., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
  • B.S., Natural Resource Conservation, University of Florida

Fields Of Study

  • Coastal and marine geospatial planning
  • Geospatial analysis of marine uses and conflict
  • Coastal policy and ocean governance
  • GIS education/instruction K-12 and higher education
  • Modeling coastal resilience

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Geography (GEOG 200)
  • Introduction to GIS (GEOG 250TI)
  • Urban and Regional Planning/Urban Geography (GEOG 313)
  • Environmental Policy and Planning (GEOG 315)
  • Advanced GIS (GEOG 455)
  • Green Criminology (GEOG/SOC/SUST 320)
  • Introduction to Sustainability (SUST 335)
  • Sustailability Capstone (SUST 480)

Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • Oldakowski, R. and A.M. Johnson (2017) Combining Geography, Math, and Science to Teach Climate Change and Sea Level Rise. The Journal of Geography. 117(1): 17-28.
  • Resko, D. and A.M. Johnson (2015) An Analysis of Shark Attacks in the State of Florida.  The Florida Geographer. 45: 28-40. http://journals.fcla.edu/flgeog/article/view/84462/81542
  • Interdisciplinary Geographic and Information Systems Certificate: Gainesville, FL
  • NOAA Graduate Research Fellowship: Washington, D.C.
  • Florida Marine Research Institute Research Grant: St. Petersburg, FL
  • Margaret E. Raynal Award for Outstanding Environmental Planning: Gainesville, FL