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John Nagy

John Nagy

Residential Faculty, Scottsdale Community College

(480) 423-6121

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • Instructor, School of Sustainability
  • Residential Faculty, Scottsdale Community College


  • PhD, Mathematical Biology, Arizona State University, 1996
  • BS, Biology (minors in conservation and literature), Eastern Michigan University, 1986
  • BS, Forestry, The University of Michigan, 1986

Journal Articles


Smith, A. T., J. D. Nagy and C. I. Millar. 2016. Behavioral ecology of American pikas (Ochotona princeps) at Mono Craters, California: Living on the edge. Western North American Naturalist 76(4):459-484. DOI: 10.3398/064.076.0408. (link )


Smith, A. T. and J. D. Nagy. 2015. Population resilience in an American pika (Ochotona princeps) metapopulation. Journal of Mammalogy 96(2):394-404. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv040. (link )


Elser, J. J., M. M. Kyle, M. S. Smith and J. D. Nagy. 2007. Biological stoichiometry in human cancer. PLoS ONE 2(10):e1028. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001028. (link )


Kuang, Y., J. D. Nagy and J. J. Elser. 2004. Biological stoichiometry of tumor dynamics: Mathematical models and analysis. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B 4(1):221-240. DOI: 10.3934/dcdsb.2004.4.221. (link )


Elser, J. J., J. D. Nagy and Y. Kuang. 2003. Biological stoichiometry: An ecological perspective on tumor dynamics. BioScience 53(11):1112-1120. DOI: 10.1641/0006-3568(2003)053[1112:BSAEPO]2.0.CO;2. (link )