Invited Lectures & Presentations (selected, representative, and/or recent). For a complete list, see this CV (pdf, last updated February 2022). 

2021       Teaching Ethics in the use of GIS and Spatial Data.  Ethics in Geographic Information, Symposium and Workshop. United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Academic Network Americas (ANA). March.

2021       Spatial Thinking for Everyone: Geographic Information Systems in Supporting Learning Across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Live lecture recorded online for their ThinkSpatialUL Seminar Series. University of Limerick, Ireland. January.

2020       Linking spatial questions and digital technologies to understand geographic patterns. Live lecture as part of the GEO Education Online program. Geographical Association, United Kingdom. November. Link to recording.

2019       Directions and Trends in Geospatial Curricula. Department of Geography Colloquium. Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. September.

2019       Internal & External Forces Influencing GIS&T in Higher Education Today, Or, You’re Not the Boss of Me. Journal of Geography in Higher Education Invited Lecture, American Association of Geographers Conference, Washington DC. April.

2018      Teaching, Learning, and Communication within the Context of GIS&T. Transactions in GIS Plenary Lecture, American Association of Geographers Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. April.

2018       Evolving Roles for GIS in Higher Education. Women in Technology Seminar, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. January.

2017      Addressing Uncertainty through GIS Curricula. Annual Conference of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. April. Together with Suzanne Wechsler.

2017      Learning and Applying Tools in Geography: Important Concepts in GIS. American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. April.

2015     Spatial Thinking via Geography and GIScience. Pre-conference workshop on Teaching Spatial Thinking through Multiple Perspectives. COSIT XII, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. October.

2015     Why Spatial Thinking Underlies Visual Thinking.  Visualization in Science and Education, Gordon Research Conference. Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, USA. August.

2015      Scale & Context Differences for Geospatial and Spatial Thinking. AGILE Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. July.

2014      Building the Next Generation of Knowledge around Geospatial Technologies and Learning.  GI Forum, Salzburg, Austria. July.

2014      New Ways to Map and Be Mapped. Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA. April.

2013      Maps and Spatial Perspectives. Mapping Worlds Workshop, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA. August.

2013      Geospatial Thinking to Reason and Communicate. Meid Visiting Mentor Program, Marymount College, Palos Verdes, California, USA. January.

2012      Geography and GIS Education in Higher Education.  GIS and Spatial Thinking in Higher Education, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. November.

2012      A Few Things to Know about Geography and GIS Education in Higher Education. New York State Geospatial Summit, Skaneateles, New York, USA. October.

2012      Digital Maps in Scholarship and Publishing.  Digital Humanities Initiative, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, USA. March.

2011      Enhancing Learning and Scholarship with Mapping Technologies.  Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA. November.

2011      Maps, Metaphors, Analogies and the Next Generation of GIS & Humanities Questions. Mapping Place: GIS and Humanities Conference. Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA. February.

2009      Support for Spatial Thinking in the Humanities Curriculum. Keynote Presentation, Institute for Enabling Geospatial Scholarship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. November.

2009      How can we reap the greatest educational benefits from GIS?  Plenary Presentation, National Summit on GIS in K-12 Education. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. June.

2009      The Power of Geographical Perspectives.  Scholar’s Lab, Digital Research and Scholarship Department, University of Virginia Libraries, University of Virginia. Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. February.

2008      A College Class in Spatial Thinking. Specialists’ Meeting in GIS and Design, Santa Barbara, California, USA. December.

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