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Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Ashley Johnson

Assistant Professor of Geography & Sustainability

Social Science

Email address  ajohnso40@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7216
Office location  Gooding Bldg., 216


  • 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
  • Management and modeling
  • Geospatial analysis of marine uses and conflict
  • Coastal policy and ocean governance
  • GIS education/instruction K-12 and higher education

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to GIS (GEO 450)
  • Advanced GIS (GEO 455)
  • Introduction to Geography (GEO 200)
  • Urban and Regional Planning (GEO 400)
  • Environmental Policy and Planning (GEO 400)
  • Introduction to Sustainability (SUST 335)
  • Sustainability Seminars 1 and 2 (SUST 100 and 200)

Selected Publications, Awards, And Service

  • 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