Intro to GIS: QGIS | Advanced Interactive Web Mapping
Eric Brelsford is a freelance software developer and mapmaker who works on community-driven data projects and mapping for activism.
Kate Chanba is a designer and cartographer based in New York City. Working with cities large and small, Kate merges iconic design with narrative wayfinding.
Intro to GIS: ArcGIS
Mike Ernst is a Senior Planner on the Integrated Planning team at Arup. He has a Masters in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and was previously Director of Planning at the Municipal Art Society of New York.
Jeff Ferzoco is a designer and mapper working with CARTO on their public sector team. His background is in information design/mapping, urban planning and data visualization – and where all of those blend together.
Mining the Web
Neil Freeman is an urban planner and artist whose work focuses on cities, lists and maps.
Intro to Interactive Web Mapping
JD has worked with a wide range of organizations to build and execute data visualization strategies, which often include custom relational databases and web applications for data management and visualization.
Python for ArcGIS | Independent Study
Kristen Grady is a Cartographer and GIS Specialist currently working at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM). She has an MS-GISc from Lehman College, CUNY and a BA in Geography from Hunter College, CUNY.
R and Spatial Statistics | Citizen Science
Philip Martin is a data scientist in New York City with a background in experimental physics, geophysics, and geographic sciences.
Foundations | Advanced GIS
A graduate of Pratt Institute and an urban planner and designer by training and background, Alihan specializes in data mapping and visualization and GIS software.
Python for Geospatial
Currently Danny Sheehan is a geospatial analyst, researcher, and solutions engineer with CARTO. He has instructed several GIS courses at Barnard, Columbia, and holds an M.A. in Geography/Specialization in GIS from University at Buffalo, as well as a B.A. in Geography from Geneseo.
Intro to GIS: ArcGIS
Shraddha Ramani is a GIS Specialist currently working at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM). She has an MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University and a Bachelors in Environmental Studies from Oberlin College.
Steven Romalewski directs the CUNY Mapping Service at the Center for Urban Research at CUNY’S Graduate Center.
Mapping the Physical World
Mike Treglia works for The Nature Conservancy’s New York City Program as an Urban Spatial Planner. He integrates various data sets representing biophysical and social dimensions to better understand dynamics around what green space resources we have in New York City.
Our former and founding instructors: Richard Dunks, Larry Buchanan, Jonathan Levy, Nathan Storey, and Chris Whong.