Employment History

  • Data Science Manager, Apple Maps (current)
  • Associate Professor of Geography (tenured), University of Colorado (current)
  • Senior Data Scientist, Apple Maps
  • Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Colorado – Boulder
  • Assistant Professor of Population Studies (adjunct), Brown University
  • Associate Director, Brown University Initiative in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences
  • Cartographer (STEP), US Forest Service
  • Associate Research Scientist in Urban Planning, Columbia University
  • Assistant Professor in Urban Planning (adjunct), Columbia University
  • GIS Coordinator, Columbia University
  • President and Owner Reference Book Center, New York, NY

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Planning and Development Group, American Association of Geographers.
  • American Statistical Association, SPAIG award for partnership between academy and government.
  • Director, University of Colorado Spatial Sciences Node of the NSF-Census Research Network.
  • Associate Editor, Computers Environment and Urban Systems
  • The Michael Breheny Prize for Best Paper in Environment and Planning B
  • Social Science History, Founders Award for Best Paper.
  • Leadership positions in professional organizations including the Association of American Geographers and the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science.
  • Data Science Competition: First Place, Census Data Visualization Competition
  • Member of the Department of Interior, Hurricane Sandy Strategic Sciences Group
  • Brown University Community Engaged Scholar Award
  • NSF-IGERT Fellowship in Geographic Information Science
  • NCGIA-Hugh Calkins Memorial Award in Applied GIS
  • Certificate of Recognition from City of New York for 9/11 Emergency Mapping and Data Center
  • Columbia University Award for Excellence in Planning Methods and Techniques.