Associate Professor

Undergraduate Departments

  • Biology

Graduate Departments

  • Master of Arts in Policy Studies


Undergraduate work at Susquehanna University
Graduate work at SUNY Oswego and Plattsburgh, with work on Lake Ontario and Lake Champlain; Worked with fish populations and studied the effects of nitrogen and phosphorus on algal populations in Lake Champlain


Ron Johnson started at DelVal in 1973 and currently serves as chair of the biology department. He has taught courses in General Biology and Environmental Biology. He currently teaches a course in Limnology that he developed in the late 1970s.

He conducted research on several grants involving land application of septage focusing on the dynamics of E. coli. His previous research projects included being a field technician for a pesticide study involving gypsy moths, working with the Bucks County Department of Health mapping mosquito populations, and taking part in an Audobon Society acid rain project in the early ‘80s.

Ron and his wife have been a part of the Doylestown community since 1973 and are the parents of three children, one of whom is a DelVal graduate.


t: 215.489.2326
e: ronald.johnson@delval.edu

Office Hours

Mandell 112c
Monday - Thursday 9 - 11 a.m. and by appointment