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Past CGA Associates

  • Mark Henderson

    Visiting Scholar

    Mark is an assistant professor of public policy at Mills College in Oakland, California.  He is a graduate of Williams College (B.A. in History, Asian Studie, and Environmental Studies), Harvard University (A.M. in Regional Studies -- East Asia), and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management).  His research addresses the spatial dimensions of social and environmental policy problems in the United States and China.

    mhenderson [at] mills [dot] edu
  • Nicole Alexander

    Visiting Researcher

    Nicole is a part-time researcher at the CGA and a full-time Principal Member of Technical Staff on the Oracle Spatial development team. Nicole has a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a M.S. in Geographic and Geodetic Information Systems from the University of London, and a B.S. in Land Surveying from the University of the West Indies.

    nalexander [at] cga [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Matt Wilson

    Visiting Scholar

    Matt was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis and Visiting Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design. He has been an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky since 2011, where he co-founded the New Mappings Collaboratory.

    matthew_wilson [at] harvard [dot] edu
  • Mehrnoush Soroush

    Visiting Fellow

    Mehrnoush Soroush is a landscape archaeologist specializing in ancient water management systems in the Middle East. She holds a Ph.D.

    soroush [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • An Zhang

    Visiting Scholar

    Dr. An Zhang is a Research Assistant Professor from the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science. His main research interest is demography and public health study based on Geographical Information System. He is particularly focused on the study of dynamic population estimation model and public health spatiotemporal analysis. He will work with Prof.

    anzhang [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Aibin Yan

    Visiting Scholar

    Dr. Aibin Yan is an Associate Professor from the Department of Landscape Planning and Design, East China University of Science and Technology. His research interests cover Architectural History, Chinese Classical Garden, Heritage Protection and Urban Spatial Culture. During his visit of the CGA in 2018, he is focusing on the investigation and mapping of ancient stone architecture in Song and Yuan Dynasties at the southeast coast in China.

    aibin_yan [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Jianping Xu

    Visiting Scholar

    Dr. Jianping Xu is an Associate Professor from the Center for Historical Geographical Studies of Fudan University, China. His main research interest is in political geography during historical periods of China. He is particularly focused on the study of border demarcation of the administrative regions in the Republican Period of China. He will work with the China Historical GIS project team on extending the database from 1911 to 2005 during his visit to the CGA.

    xujianping [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Xiuyuan Zhang

    Visiting Fellow

    Xiuyuan is a Ph. D. student from Peking University, China, and he is serving as a visiting fellow at the CGA now. Here, he will be assisting Professor Jason Ur in his researches. Xiuyuan specializes in urbanization analysis and urban planning with very-high-resolution satellite images. Recently, his research interests mainly focus on semantic understanding and spatial reasoning for urban landscape zones.

    x_zhang [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Xue Wang

    Visiting Fellow

    I am a visiting fellow at the CGA, from the Department of Geography and Resource Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. My research is about the relationship between rapid urbanization and heritage conservation. My main research interest is monitoring urban expansion using time series multi sensor data. I also do some researches on disaster detection and man-made feature detection with remotely sensed data.

    wsnow [at] link [dot] cuhk [dot] edu [dot] hk
  • Nathan Einstein

    GIS Intern

    Nathan is an incoming student in Harvard’s S.M. in Data Science, with a particular interest in spatial statistics and urban infrastructure. Most recently, he has been studying computer science as a post-baccalaureate student at Tufts University, and worked as an economist with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center. He holds undergraduate degrees in economics and political science from Brown University. 

    njeinstein [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Graham Melville

    Undergraduate Research Fellow

    Graham Melville is a NSF REU Student Research Fellow currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Data Science at William and Mary. Growing up in small-town Vermont, Graham has a love for tinkering, GIS, and building above ground pools.

    ggmelville [at] email [dot] wm [dot] edu
  • Sarah Arnold

    Undergraduate Research Fellow

    Sarah Arnold is a recent graduate of DePaul University, with bachelor degrees in both Geography and Philosophy. She is currently with the CGA as an NSF Research Fellow and is interested in exploring projects that involve a dynamic production of knowledge through the interaction of space and data.

    arnolds96 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Xinyue Ye

    Visiting Scholar

    July 2-16 - June 2018

    xinyue [dot] ye [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Strohschein

    CGA Associate

    July 2017 - June 2018

    strohsch [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Paul Cote

    CGA Associate

    July 2013 - June 2018

    paulbcote [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Robert Homsher

    Visiting Fellow

    July 2016 - June 2018

    rhomsher [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Jie Guo

    Visiting Fellow

    Aug. 2016 - Aug. 2017

    jillguo [at] pku [dot] edu [dot] cn
  • Phillip Gomez

    I/UCRC Undergraduate Fellow

    Jul. 2017 - Aug. 2017

    phillip [dot] j [dot] gomez [dot] 17 [at] dartmouth [dot] edu
  • Mingda Zhang

    Visiting Fellow

    Aug. 2016 - Aug. 2017

    mingda [dot] zhang [dot] cn [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Thomas Ballatore

    GIS Intern

    Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

    ballatore [at] g [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Jan Jackson

    GIS Intern

    Nov 2015 - Dec 2016 

    jjackson [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Angelique Hawk Arachy

    GIS Intern

    Jan 2015 - Dec 2016

    hawkangelique [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Peter Damrosch

    Visiting Fellow

    Nov 2015 - Oct 2016

    pdamrosch [at] cga [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Keiji Yano

    Visiting Scholar

    Aug 2016 - Sep 2016

    yano [at] lt [dot] ritsumei [dot] ac [dot] jp
  • Melinda Laituri

    Visiting Scholar

    Sep 2015 - Aug 2016

    Melinda [dot] Laituri [at] ColoState [dot] EDU
  • Guoping Huang

    Visiting Scholar

    Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

    ghuang [at] virginia [dot] edu
  • Bo Zhao

    Postdoctoral Fellow at Ash Center HKS

    Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

    bo_zhao [at] hks [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Thais Rodrigues de Oliveiira

    GIS Intern

    May - July 2016

    thais [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Xuan Zhang

    GIS Intern

    May - Aug 2016

    xuanzhang [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Bianca Gonzalez

    I/UCRC undergraduate fellow

    Jun - Aug 2016

    bgonzalez [at] middlebury [dot] edu
  • Eleanor Martin

    I/UCRC undergraduate fellow

    Jun - Aug 2016

    eleanor [dot] j [dot] martin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Meraj Mirza

    Visiting Scholar

    Jun 2012 - Jun 2016

    mmirza [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Heidi Hurst

    GIS Intern

    Sep 2015 - May 2016

    hurst [at] college [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Rutherford Platt

    Visiting Scholar

    Jan 2015 - Jun 2016

    rplatt [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Kang Wu

    Visiting Scholar

    Mar 2015 - Mar 2016

    wukanggeo [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Kenia Araujo da Rocha

    GIS Intern

    Jun 2015- Aug 2015

    darocha [dot] kenia [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jiaxuan (Flora) Xu

    GIS Intern

    Jun. 2015 - Aug. 2015

    xjx1998 [at] 126 [dot] com
  • Said Douai

    GIS Intern

    Sep. 2013 - Jul. 2015

    saiddouai [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joseph McGuire

    GIS Intern

    Jan 2015 - May 2015

    j_mcguire1 [at] salemstate [dot] edu
  • Zhen Xu

    Visiting Scholar

    Jan 2014 - Mar 2015

    zhenxu [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • George Planansky

    CGA Associate

    Dec 2011 - Nov 2014

    george [dot] planansky [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Madeleine Steinmetz-Wood

    Visiting Fellow

    Oct 2014 - Nov 2014

    madeleine [dot] steinmetz-wood [at] umontreal [dot] ca
  • Dimitris Ballas

    Visiting Scholar

    Sep 2014 - Oct 2014

    d [dot] ballas [at] sheffield [dot] ac [dot] uk
  • Zhenyang Hua

    GIS Intern

    Jan 2014 - Aug 2014

    edison [dot] hua [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Claudia Knudson

    I/UCRC undergraduate fellow

    Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

    caknud [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Xin Lao

    Visting Fellow

    Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

    xinlao [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Yongqin Guo

    Visiting Fellow

    Sep 2013 - Aug 2014

    yongqinguo [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Tommy O Connell

    GIS Intern

    Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

    tboconnell [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Haifeng Zheng

    Visiting Scholar

    May 2013 - May 2014

    haifengzheng [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Emily Lowe

    GIS Intern

    Sep 2013 - May 2014

    emilylowe [at] college [dot] harvard [dot] edu
  • Tiyan Shen

    Visiting Scholar

    Mar 2014 - Apr 2014

  • Haibin Zhu

    Visiting Scholar

    Sep 2013 - Mar 2014

    zhhb2001 [at] aliyun [dot] com
  • René Westerholt

    Visiting Fellow

    Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

    rene [dot] westerholt [at] geog [dot] uni-heidelberg [dot] de
  • Guibo Sun

    Visiting Fellow

    Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

    gbsun [dot] db [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Julia L. Finkelstein

    Visiting Fellow

    Jan 2009 - Jun 2011; Dec 2012 - Nov 2013

    jfinkelstein [at] cornell [dot] edu
  • Kai Cao

    Visiting Fellow

    Sep 2010 - Feb 2011; Nov 2012 - Nov 2013

    caokaisqtv [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Alex Wei

    Student Intern

    Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

    alexweimailbox [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Francis Ludlow

    Visiting Fellow with HUCE

    Apr 2012 - Aug 2013

  • Molly Ariotti

    Visiting Fellow

    Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

  • Daxue Wang

    Visiting Scholar

    Jul 2012 - Jun 2013

  • Yu Deng

    Visiting Fellow with SEAS

    Feb 2012 - Jun 2013

  • Yi Ding

    GIS Intern

    Jun 2012 - Mar 2013

  • Heiwai Tang

    Visiting Fellow

    Aug 2011- Dec 2012

  • Toshikazu Seto

    Visiting Fellow

    Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

  • Nsalambi V. Nkongolo

    Visiting Fellow with Harvard Forest

    Aug 2011 - Dec 2012

     

  • Fengjun Jin

    Visiting Scholar

    Aug 2012 - Oct 2012

  • Peihua Wang

    Visiting Scholar

    Sep 2011  - Aug 2012

  • Guoping Huang

    Jul 2011 - Jun 2012

  • Jerome Chia_Rung Yang

    GIS Intern / Analyst

    Sep 2011 - May 2012

  • Caitlyn Bolton

    GIS Intern

    Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

  • Montserrat Pallares-Barbera

    Visiting Fellow

    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

  • Samuel Lazarus

    CGA Intern

    Oct 2011 - Jan 2012

  • Ray Kameda

    GIS Intern

    Jul 2011 - Oct 2011

  • Sheng-Yang (Albert) Yao

    GIS Intern

    Jul 2011 - Sep 2011

  • Andras Kornai

    Visiting Scholar

    May 2009 - Jul 2011

  • Brian Bettenhausen

    GIS Intern

    Mar 2009 - Jun 2011

  • Steve Chan

    Visiting Fellow

    Feb 2010 - Jan 2011

  • Rui Yang

    Visiting Fellow

    Sep 2010 - Jan 2011

  • Humphrey Southall

    Visiting Scholar

    Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

  • Akihiro Tsukamoto

    Visiting Fellow

    Feb 2010 - Aug 2010

  • Silvio Simoes

    Visiting Scholar

    Mar 2010 - May 2010

  • Bo Zhao

    GIS Intern

    May 2009 - Mar 2010

  • Jessica Lavash

    GIS Intern

    Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

  • Akiyuki Kawasaki

    Visiting Scholar

    Feb 2008 - Aug 2009

  • Eric Solatka

    GIS Intern

    Mar 2009 - Jul 2009

  • Asami Sasaki

    Visiting Scholar

    Jul 2008 - Jun 2009

  • Willem VanEssendelft

    GIS Intern

    Dec 2008 - May 2009

  • Stephen Lee

    GIS Intern

    Mar 2009 - May 2009

  • Peiyao Zhang

    GIS Intern

    Jul 2008 - Oct 2008

  • Olgu Aydin

    GIS Intern

    Jul 2007 - Sep 2008

  • Vijay Kesavan

    GIS Intern

    Feb 2008 - Sep 2008

  • Emil Bayramov

    GIS Intern

    Jan 2008 - Feb 2008