Zane Johnson

Associate Professor of Biology
  • Phone 440.375.7356
  • Office LocationAustin Hall 203
  • Office HoursWF 8-10, R 11-1

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. University of North Texas
  • M.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S. University of Pittsburgh

Courses Taught:

  • BI 102 - Introductory Biology II
  • BI 201 - Botany
  • BI 211 - Forensic Science
  • BI 212 - Zoology
  • BI 330 - Evolutionary Biology
  • BI 333 - Animal Behavior
  • PC 220 - Physical Geology
  • PR 111 - Issues in Western Culture

Research/Creative Activity Interests:

  • Effects of Disturbance on Aquatic Community Structure and Function, Woodland Ecosystem Biodiversity, History and Philosophy of Natural Science

Publications:

  • Snyder, C.D., J. R. Webb, J. A. Young, and Z. B. Johnson. 2013. Significance of headwater streams and perennial springs in ecological monitoring in Shenandoah National Park: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1178, 46 p.
  • Snyder, C. D., and Z. B. Johnson. 2006. Macroinvertebrate assemblage recovery following a catastrophic flood and debris flows in an Appalachian mountain stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25(4): 825-840.
  • Johnson, Z. B., and J. H. Kennedy. 2003. Macroinvertebrate assemblages of submerged woody debris in the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, Texas. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18(2): 187-197.
  • Kennedy, J. H., T. W. LaPoint, P. Balci, J. K. Stanley, and Z. B. Johnson. 2003. Model aquatic ecosystems in ecotoxicological research: Considerations of design, implementation, and analysis. Pp. 45-74 in D. J. Hoffman, B. A. Rattner, G. A. Burton, Jr., and J. Cairns, Jr. (eds.). Handbook of ecotoxicology, 2ndedition. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton. 1290 pp.
  • Johnson, Z. B., A. K. Riggs, and J. H. Kennedy. 1998. Microdistribution and secondary production ofCyrnellus fraternus (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae) from snag habitats in the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, Texas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 91(5): 641‑646.
  • Johnson, Z. B., and J. H. Kennedy. 1997. Description of the pupa of Cyrnellus fraternus
  • (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae), with notes on variation in pupal case construction. Entomological News 108(4): 253‑258.
  • Kennedy, J. H., Z. B. Johnson, P. D. Wise, and P. C. Johnson. 1995. Model aquatic ecosystems in ecotoxicological research: Considerations of design, implementation, and analysis. Pp. 117‑162 in D. J. Hoffman, B. A. Rattner, G. A. Burton, Jr., and J. Cairns, Jr. (eds.). Handbook of ecotoxicology. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. 755 pp.
  • Kennedy, J. H., P. C. Johnson, and Z. B. Johnson. 1995. The use of constructed or artificial ponds in simulated field studies. Pp. 149‑167 inJ. Cairns, Jr. and B. R. Niederlehner (eds.). Ecological toxicity testing: Scale, complexity, and relevance. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. 228 pp.
  • Kennedy, J. H., Z. B. Johnson, and P. C. Johnson. 1994. Sampling and analysis strategy for biological effects in freshwater field tests. Pp. 159‑181 in I. R. Hill, F. Heimbach, P. Leeuwangh, and P. Mathiessen (eds.). Freshwater field tests for hazard assessment of chemicals. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. 561 pp.