Advisory Committee

Shuming Bao 
Director of China Data Center, University of Michigan

Suzanne Blier (co-chair)
Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Harvard University

Peter Bol (co-chair)
Vice Provost for Advance in Learning at Harvard University; Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Department of East Asian Languages; Director of CGA, Harvard University

Marcia Castro 
Associate Professor of Demography, HSPH, Harvard University

Dan Cohen 
Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History; Director of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

Julia Finkelstein 
Research Scientist, Cornell University

Colin Gordon 
Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Lowa

Wayne Graham 
Director of R&D for Scholars Lab, University of Virginia

Marten Hogeweg 
Product Manager Esri Geoportal Server, ESRI

Chris Holmes 
Chairman of OpenGeo

James Hanken 
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Curator in Herpetology, and Director, Museum of Comparative Zoology; Professor of Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

David Howell 
Professor of Japanese History, Harvard University

Shekhar Krishnan 

Patrick Manning 
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History; Director, World History Center, University of Pittsburg

Meraj Mirza 
Professor of Geography, Harvard University

Nathan Nunn 
Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Kelly O'Neill 
Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

Todd Presner 
Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies; Director of HyperCities; Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, UCLA

Carlo Ratti 
Associate Professor of the Practice; Director of SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT

Doug Richardson 
Executive Director of Association of American Geographers

David Rumsey 
Map Collector and Founder of the David Rumsey Map Collection

Hashim Sarkis 
Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies and director of the Aga Khan Program at the GSD, Harvard University

Humphrey Southall 
Director of Great Britain HGIS, University of Portsmouth

Chris Tucker 
Founder of MapStory Foundation

Jason Ur 
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

Patrick Vinck 
Director of Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University

Chris Winship 
Diker-Tishman Professor of Sociology, Member of the Faculty of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

John Wilson 
Director of Spatial Science Institute, University of Southern California

Keiji Yano 
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Ritsumeikan University

Xiaohong Zhang
Director of Institute of Historical Geography, Fudan University