Keith Johnson Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences | Fine School of the Sciences


  • Ph.D. Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi Coastal and Marine System Science (2012)
  • B.A. Central College Biology (1999)


  • Gain, I. E., Brewton, R. A., Robillard, M. M. R., Johnson, K. D., Smee, D. L., & Stunz, G. W. (2017). Macrofauna using intertidal oyster reef varies in relation to position within the estuarine habitat mosaic. Marine Biology, 164(1), 8.
  • Johnson, K. D., Grabowski, J. H., & Smee, D. L. (2014). Omnivory dampens trophic cascades in estuarine communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 507, 197-206.
  • Johnson, K. D., & Smee, D. L. (2014). Predators influence the tidal distribution of oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Marine biology, 161(7), 1557-1564.
  • Smee, D. L., Overath, R. D., Johnson, K. D., & Sanchez, J. A. (2013). Intraspecific variation influences natural settlement of eastern oysters. Oecologia, 173(3), 947-953.
  • Johnson, K. D., & Smee, D. L. (2012). Size matters for risk assessment and resource allocation in bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 462, 103-110.


  • BIO 104 – The Human Body and Contemporary Health Issues
  • BIO 113L – General Biology I Laboratory: Cell Biology and Genetics
  • BIO 115 – General Biology III: Ecology and Evolution
  • BIO 115L – General Biology III: Ecology and Evolution Lab
  • ENV 165 – Science of the Chesapeake Bay
  • ENV 307 – Marine Biology
  • ENV 320 – Environmental Science Field Studies
  • ENV 360 – Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • ENV/BIO 365 – Independent Research
  • ENV 410 – The Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem

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