- Sustainable Urban Systems, Herpetology, Population Ecology, and Conservation.
- Current Ph.D. student, Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Advisor: Jianguo Wu)
- 2008, Bachelor of Science, Biology. Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, Florida
Ackley, J.W., and P.A Meylan. Watersnake Eden: The impact of vegetation loss on seasonal population size of Mangrove Salt Marsh Snakes (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) in an artificial urban wetland. In review.
Carter, R.E., Berg, C.S., Ackley, J.W., and R. Powell. 2009. Frogs of Dominica, with notes on habitat use by two species of Eleutherodactylus. Herpetological Bulletin. In Print
Ackley, J.W., Muelleman, P.J., Carter, R.E., Henderson, R.W., and R. Powell. 2009. A rapid assessment of herpetofaunal diversity in variously altered habitats on Dominica. Applied Herpetology 6:171–184.
Ackley, J.W. 2008. Most by land, some by sea: Photographing the unseen in Dominica. Iguana 15:162-169.
Daniells, E.A., Ackley, J.W., Carter, R.E., Muelleman, P.J., Rudman, S.M., Turk, P.A., Espinet, N.J.V., White, L.A, and N.N. Wyszynski. 2008. An annotated checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Dominica, West Indies. Iguana 15:130-141.