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Mailing Address

Center for Evolution and Medicine & School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Arizona State University

900 South Cady Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281

 

Contact Info

Phone: 212-396-6853, Email: caleyajohnson@gmail.com 

 


Appointments

present               Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Human Evolution and Social Change & Center        -                        for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University

2014 - 2017         Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, CUNY

2009 - 2014        Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY

 

Education

present                PhD Candidate, Biological Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center, (expected October 2017)

2013                     MPhil Biological Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

2008                    BS, cum laude, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut (Honors Scholar)

 

Grants & Fellowships

2015                     NSF Participant Award, Stable Isotope Training Course, University of Utah, $2,500

2014                     National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, $8,498

2014                     Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, $4,500

2014                     Leakey Foundation General Research Grant, $10,460

2013                     City University of New York, Doctoral Research Grant, $650

2013                     Federal Employee Education & Assistance Scholarship, $1,000

2011                      Explorers Club Exploration Fund Grant, $1,000

2011 - 2016          National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, $126,000

2009 - 2014        CUNY Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship, $90,000

2009 - 2012        NSF NYCEP-IGERT Trainee, $36,000

 

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

9. Bouquet Y, Stephan C, Johnson CA, Rothman JM, Neumann C, Zuberbühler K. Comparing functions of copulation calls in wild olive baboons using multi-model inference. Animal Behaviour, accepted.

8. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Chapman CA, Tombak KJ, Reid AJ, Rothman JM. 2017. Macronutrient balancing affects patch departure by guerezas (Colobus guereza). American Journal of Primatology doi: 10.1002/ajp.22495.

7. Bennett AJ, Sibley SD, Lauck M, Weny G, Hyeroba D, Tumukunde A, Friedrich TC, O’Connor DH, Johnson CA, Rothman JM, Goldberg TL. 2016. Naturally circulating Hepatitis A virus in olive baboons, Uganda. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22:1308-1310.

6. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM, Clarke D, Swedell L. 2013. 30 Days in the life: daily nutrient balancing in a wild chacma baboon. PLoS ONE 8:e70383.

5. Johnson CA, Swedell L, Rothman JM. 2012. Feeding ecology of olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Kibale National Park, Uganda: preliminary results on diet and food selection. African Journal of Ecology 50:367-370.

4. Coe FG, Parikh DM, Johnson CA. 2012. The good and the bad: alkaloid screening and brine shrimp bioassays of aqueous extracts of 31 medicinal plants of eastern Nicaragua. Pharmaceutical Biology 50:384-392.

3. Tombak K, Reid A, Chapman C, Rothman J, Johnson CA, Reyna-Hurtado R. 2012. Patch depletion behavior differs between sympatric folivorous primates. Primates 53:57-64.

2. Coe FG, Parikh DM, Johnson CA. 2010. Alkaloid presence and brine shrimp (Artemia salina) bioassay of medicinal species of eastern Nicaragua. Pharmaceutical Biology 48:439-445.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters in Edited Volumes

1. Rothman JM, Johnson CA. 2017. Primate nutrition and foodways. In: Brett J, Chrzan J (eds). Research Methods for the Anthropological Study of Food and Nutrition. AFN Methods Manual. Berghahn Publishers.

Manuscripts Submitted or In Preparation

Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Swedell L, Rothman JM. Baboons maximize energy and prioritize protein: implications for human evolution, in prep.

Johnson CA, Blumenthal SA, Chritz KL, Cerling TE, Rothman JM. Nutritional and isotopic correlates of diet in olive baboons (Papio anubis) in a closed habitat, in prep.

Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Chapman CA, Rothman JM. Central place foraging movement and nutrient goals in forest-living olive baboons (Papio anubis), in prep.

 

Research Presentations

Invited Presentations

2017      University of Texas, Austin, Department of Anthropology, Nutritional ecology of forest-living baboons.

2017      Boston University, Department of Anthropology, Nutritional ecology of forest-living olive baboons.

2016      Purdue University, Department of Anthropology, Nutritional ecology of forest-living olive baboons.

2016      Dartmouth College, Department of Anthropology, The role of C4 plants in forest olive baboon diet.

2015      Yale University, Department of Anthropology, Nutritional ecology of forest baboons and monkeys.

2015      Dartmouth College, Department of Anthropology, Nutritional ecology of forest baboons and monkeys.

Professional Conferences  

21. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM. 2017. The macronutritional niche of olive baboons in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Southwestern Association of Biological Anthropologists, San Diego, CA. Podium presentation. 

20. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM. 2017. The multidimensional nutritional niche of baboons American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, Podium presentation.

19. Stewart C, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2017. Starch in foods of forest-living olive baboons (Papio anubis). Women in Science and Engineering: Research and Progress Summit. New York, NY. Poster Presentation. Poster Presentation. *Poster Award

18. Johnson CA, Stewart C, Rothman JM. 2017. Movement ecology of olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Women in Science and Engineering: Research and Progress Summit. New York, NY. Poster Presentation.

17. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM. 2016. The macronutrient niche of olive baboons in Kibale National Park, Uganda. Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists, Hunter College. Podium presentation.        *Awarded Best Talk

16. Stewart C, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2016. Starch in foods of forest-living olive baboons. Northeastern Evolutionary Primatologists, Hunter College. Podium presentation. 

15. Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2016. Seasonality of movement and diet in forest-dwelling olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Uganda. International Primatological Society/American Society of Primatologists, Chicago. Podium Presentation. 

14. Cassalett S, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2016. View from the top: Exploring the relationship between dominance and nutrient intake of Papio anubis in Kibale National Park, Uganda. International Primatological Society/American Society of Primatologists, Chicago. Podium Presentation.

13. Evans KD, Chapman CA, Foley WJ, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2016. Insights into the protein-to-fiber model to predict colobine biomass using improved measures of available nitrogen. International Primatological Society/American Society of Primatologists, Chicago. Poster Presentation. 

12. Johnson CA, Blumenthal SA, Chritz KL, Cerling TE, Rothman JM. 2016. Nutritional and isotopic correlates of diet in forest-living olive baboons (Papio anubis). American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, Georgia. Podium Presentation. 

11. Cassalett S, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2016. Dominance rank and nutrition in forest-dwelling Papio anubis. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, Georgia. Poster Presentation. 

10. Bonavia J, Johnson CA, Rothman JM, van der Heide G, Lambert JE. 2016. Baboons (Papio anubis) in Kibale National Park, Uganda disperse seeds into diverse microhabitats: preliminary results from spatial analysis and seed fate experiments. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, Georgia. Poster Presentation. 

9. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Chapman CA, Tombak KJ, Reid AJ, Rothman JM. 2014. Nutrient balance and patch departure decisions in black and white colobus monkeys. Northeastern Primate Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Group, Rutgers University. Podium Presentation. 

8. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM, Clarke D, Swedell L. 2014. Nutrient balance across days in a wild chacma baboon. International Primatological Society, Ha Noi, Vietnam. Podium Presentation. 

7. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Chapman CA, Tombak KJ, Reid AJ, Rothman JM. 2014. Patch departure decisions in black and white colobus monkeys. International Primatological Society, Ha Noi, Vietnam. Poster Presentation. 

6. Johnson CA, Raubenheimer D, Rothman JM, Clarke D, Swedell L. 2014. Nutrient balancing across one month in a wild chacma baboon. Comparative Nutrition Society, Flat Rock, North Carolina. Podium Presentation.

5. Johnson CA, Clarke D, Rebeiro B, Rothman JM, Swedell L. 2012. Nutritional composition of foods eaten by chacma baboons in the Tokai Forest of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Portland, Oregon. Poster Presentation.

4. Johnson CA, Swedell L, Rothman JM. 2011. Feeding ecology of olive baboons in the Kibale forest: preliminary results on diet and food selection. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Poster Presentation.

3. Ravi S, Lund K, Johnson CA, Rothman JM. 2011. Hydrolyzable tannins in red colobus and mountain gorilla diets. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Poster Presentation.

2. Tombak K, Reid A, Chapman CA, Rothman JM, Johnson CA, Reyna-Hurtado R, Harris TR. 2009. Do black and white colobus monkeys deplete food patches? Implications of group size and temporal scale of analysis on patch depletion by folivores. Annual Conference of the Societe Quebecoise pour l’etude biologique du Comportement, Montreal, Canada. Poster Presentation.

1. Coe FG, Parikh DM, Johnson CA. 2008. Chemical and biological screening of medicinal plants of eastern Nicaragua: alkaloid presence and lethality of plant extracts on brine shrimp (Artemia salina). Botany without Borders, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC. Podium Presentation. 

 

Teaching Experience (Lecturer)

Sum 2017        Evolution of the Human Species, Lecture & Lab (1 section x 20 students), Hunter College

Spring 2017    Intro to Human Evolution, Lab (1 section x 20 students), Hunter College

                        Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (2 sections x 20 students) 

Winter 2017    Evolution of the Human Species, Lecture & Lab (1 x 20), Hunter College

Fall 2016         Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (3 x 20), Hunter College

Sum 2016       Evolution of the Human Species, Lecture & Lab (1 x 20), Hunter College

Spring 2016    Intro to Human Evolution, Lab (1 x 20), Hunter College

                        Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (2 x 20) 

Fall 2015         Intro to Human Evolution, Lab (1 x 20), Hunter College

                        Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (2 x 20)

Spring 2015    Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (3 x 20), Hunter College

Fall 2014         Evolution of the Human Species, Lab (3 x 20), Hunter College

Spring 2012    Intro to Physical Anthropology, Lecture (2 x 60), Queens College

Fall 2011          Intro to Physical Anthropology, Lecture (1 x 40), Queens College

Spring 2011     Intro to Physical Anthropology, Lecture (2 x 60), Queens College

Fall 2010         Intro to Physical Anthropology, Lecture (1 x 60), Queens College

 

Professional Service

Reviewer:

Manuscripts: American Journal of Primatology (11), International Journal of Primatology (7), African Journal of Ecology (3), Oecologia (1), Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology (1), Journal of Tropical Ecology (1), Physiology & Behavior (1), Mammalia (1)

Research Proposals: Leakey Foundation Research Grant (4), National Geographic Society Research Grant (1), Graduate Women in Science National Fellowship Program (1)

2015 - present: Mentor for Women in Science Undergraduate and Graduate Student Group, Hunter College

2010 - 2013: Mentor for NSF Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Undergraduate Research Program, Queens College

 

Laboratory Experience

Present: CompHEALTH Laboratory, Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University, PI: Dr Katie Hinde & Dr. Ben Trumble. BSL-2 wet lab specializing in human and non-human primate comparative nutrition, physiology, immunology and endocrinology.

2009 - 2017: Nutritional Ecology Laboratory, Hunter College, PI: Dr. Jessica Rothman. Analysis of primate foods for protein, sugar, fiber, fat, ash, minerals, energy, tannins and alkaloids. 

June - July 2015: Isotope Laboratory, University of Utah, PI: Dr. Thure Cerling. C, N stable isotope analysis of baboon food and feces.

2006 - 2008: Plant Systematics and Evolution Laboratory, University of Connecticut, PI: Dr. Gregory Anderson and Dr. Felix Coe. Alkaloid assay and toxicity of medicinal plant species. 

 

Fieldwork Experience

June 2016: Filoha Hamadryas Project, Ethiopia: reconnaissance visit, PI: Dr. Larissa Swedell

Sept 2012 - June 2014 (22 months): Kibale National Park, Uganda & Laikipia, Kenya: Collection of PhD thesis data

June - Aug 2012: Laikipia, Kenya, Feeding ecology of savanna olive baboons with Dr. Ryne Palombit & Kibale National Park, Uganda, Forest baboon ecology

June - Aug 2011: Kibale National Park, Uganda, Forest baboon ecology

June - Aug 2010: Tokai Forest, Cape Town, South Africa, Chacma baboon nutritional ecology with Dr. Larissa Swedell & Kibale National Park, Uganda, Preliminary study of forest baboon ecology

June - Aug 2009: Kibale National Park, Uganda, Black and white colobus foraging and nutritional ecology with Dr. Colin Chapman & Dr. Jessica Rothman, Began tracking and habituation of forest-living olive baboons

 

Professional Membership

Graduate Women in Science, American Association of University Women, International Primatological Society,  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Comparative Nutrition Society

 

Language Proficiency

Spanish: Near-fluency speaking, reading, writing