Jodie Ramsay
Professor of Biology/Science Fair Director
Science Center 125

Ph.D. University of South Dakota

M.S. North Dakota State University

B.S. North Dakota State University

Dr. Jodie Ramsay started at NSU in 2001. Her area of expertise is plant science. She grew up in Minnesota and spends much of the summer there, where she co-owns a greenhouse. Dr. Ramsay is the director of NSU Regional Science Fair and serves as the faculty mentor for Rising Scholar (dual credit) biology courses taught across eastern South Dakota.
Courses Taught
Environmental Biology
Environmental Science and Conservation
Freshman Seminar
General Biology I
General Biology II
Plants and Civilization
Plant Structure and Function
Plant Systematics
Senior Seminar
Soils and the Environment
Success in Science
Select Publications
Jodie Ramsay and Julie Schroer. “Environmental Biology” 2020.  Kendall Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, IA.
Jodie L. Ramsay. 2012. "An Overview of Plant Anatomy and Diversity: A Botany Lab Manual, 2nd edition." Kendall Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, IA. 104 pgs.
Jodie L. Ramsay. 2009. "An Overview of Plant Anatomy and Diversity: A Botany Lab Manual, 1st edition." Bent Tree Press, Reno, NV. 104 pgs.
Jodie L. Ramsay. 2008. "Landscaping Habitat for Humanity Homes: A Community Outreach Project." Journal of College Teaching & Learning 5(4): 7-11.
Jodie L. Ramsay. 2005. "Landscaping Habitat for Humanity Homes: A Community Outreach Project (Abstract)." Proceedings of the American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. Page 318.
Richard Faflak and Jodie Ramsay. 2004. "Dust Fraction in Catchment Sediments, Prairie Pothole Region, South Dakota (Abstract)." Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 83:259. 
Karen L. Koster, Nicole Reisdorph, and Jodie L. Ramsay. 2003. "Changing desiccation tolerance of pea embryo protoplasts during germination." Journal of Experimental Botany 54(387):1-8. 
Jodie L. Ramsay, Donald S. Galitz, and Chiwon W. Lee.  2003. "Basal Medium and Sucrose Concentration Influence Regeneration of Easter Lily in Ovary Culture." HortScience 38:404-406.
Jodie L. Ramsay and Karen L. Koster. 2002. "A Comparison of Anhydrous Fixation Methods for the Observation of Pea Embryonic Axes (Pisum sativum L. cv. Alaska)." Seed Science Research 12(2):83-90.