Abi Johnson is an ecologist with research experience in applied ecology and conservation. Over the years Abi has researched primate nutrition in Uganda, human-wildlife conflict in Kenya, lemur color vision in North Carolina, and invasive fire ants in Florida. She holds a M.A. in Animal Behavior from Hunter College and an M.S. in Conservation Biology from University of Central Florida. Throughout her career, she has also had the opportunity to teach both at the primary and collegiate level. She taught first and second grade science at a NYC charter school, before moving on to teach undergraduate biology and ecology in Florida. Her greatest fulfillment in those positions was utilizing nature and hands-on experiments to illustrate the scientific process. She joins Homestead with the goal of continuing to foster scientific literacy at CCHS.