Employment History

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

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Regional Planning and Development Group, American Association of Geographers.
  • Lead on over $1.7M in research
  • 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
  • Former Chair, Association of American Geographers Geographic Information Science Group
  • Data Science Competition: First Place, Census Data Visualization Competition
  • Member of the Department of Interior, Hurricane Sandy Strategic Sciences Group
  • Served as Membership Chair, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
  • Brown University Community Engaged Scholar Award
  • NSF-IGERT Fellowship in Geographic Information Science
  • NCGIA-Hugh Calkins Memorial Award in Applied GIS, SUNY-Buffalo
  • 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.