Venn diagram of the components of CyberGIS: Geographic Information Science, Computational Science, Technologies, Problem Solving
A UMass Course, GIS Programming (2023, et ante)

Cross-listed with the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Data Analytics and Computational Social Science Program.

Workshops for the Course Cartographic Cultures (2023, et ante)
  • Georeferencing hand-drawn maps
  • Annotating and embellishing maps
Summer Research Gatherings & Workshops (2022, et ante)
Workshops for the First-Year Seminar “Finding Your Roots”: Narratives of Self and Community (2021F, et ante)
  • Interviewing Your Relatives
  • Sprouting Your Family Tree
  • Investigating Primary Sources

News: A story in Amherst Magazine about the seminar, Rooted: First-year students tested their DNA in a new course inspired by the PBS series Finding Your Roots.

A Research Seminar, Cities, Schools, and Space (1920S, et ante)

News: A write-up of the first offering of this seminar in Spring 2011 appeared in Amherst Magazine; scroll down to “Improving Faculty-Student Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences”.

Interterm Courses (2020, et ante):

News: A short photo log of this course, “The 2020 Interterm Experience”, appears in Amherst Magazine.

A UMass Honors Discovery Seminar, Our Environment of Light (1920F)
An Interterm Course, Where Do You Think You’re From? (2019, et ante):

News: A short story about one student who took this course appears in Amherst Magazine.

A UMass Course, Community Service with Web-Based Geographic Information Science and Technology (1516S)
A Research Seminar, The Place of Memory: Engaging History in the Digital World (1415S)
Public Health and Geographic Analysis: Essential Partners for 160 Years

A presentation for the Amherst College student group GlobeMed.

Supporting Ebola First Responders in West Africa through Mapping (1415F)

A workshop for the Amherst College community, and also for NEURISA Day 2014.

News: Ebola: Amherst Responds.

Ethnographic Applications of GIS (1213F)

A presentation for Anthropology 230, “Ethnographic Methods” (access restricted).

A workshop for faculty, Spatial Techniques for the Digital Humanities (2012)
Mathematica Basics for Chemistry (1112F)

A workshop for Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy students.

Macromolecular Random Walks (1011S)

A presentation for Biochemistry and Biophysics 46, “Molecular and Cellular Biophysics”, analyzing macromolecular structure using Mathematica.

Light Pollution: The Dark Side of Artificial Lighting (0809S)

A presentation for History 28: People and Pollution.

An Interterm Course, Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality (2011, et ante)