About Me

Diana Stuart Sinton is a geographer interested in spatial literacy, teaching and learning GIS, and applying the tools of spatial thinking to address issues and ideas around the world.  Check out her book, The People’s Guide to Spatial Thinking

Since 2013, Diana has been the Executive Director of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS).  She also teaches at Cornell University and writes about geospatial education and research topics for Directions Magazine.

In 2013, she launched teachGIS.org and serves as its head honcho.

Occasionally you’ll find posts here about other parts of her life: quilting, young adult children, trail running. And laughing about this absurdly amusing world that we all have to live in together.

5 responses to “About Me

  1. Dear Ms Sinton–

    I would like to contact you about the LENS program at University of Redlands. Are you still involved with it? Am confused, because the above says that you now live in upstate New York.

    Look forward to hearing back from you.

    Patricia Barrett

  2. Diana, I’ve been using maps since 1993 to try to mobilize attention and resources to support non-school volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in all poverty areas of Chicago. Read some of the map stories at http://mappingforjustice.blogspot.com and http://tutormentor.blogspot.com and view the interactive program locator at http://www.tutormentorprogramlocator.net

    I’ve been doing this with volunteers and limited resources and am looking for others who would want to support this effort in order to apply it to other cities than Chicago.

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