University of Oregon

Mei-Po Kwan presents "GIS and Geographic Context"

Who Should Come: 
This event is open to the public.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
129 McKenzie Hall

Prominent geographer Mei-Po Kwan will be discussing “GIS and Geographic Context” on Thursday, May 17, in 129 McKenzie Hall at 4:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Kwan is a visiting professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. Mei-Po Kwan pioneered the modeling of gendered time–space geographies in a GIS environment. Her current research addresses questions in urban, transportation, health, and economic geography through the application of GIS methods. Her focus is on the geographical and temporal characteristics of people’s daily activities, and the impact of recent social, economic and political changes on their everyday lives as manifested through changes in the geographies of their daily activities. She is developing new analytical methods involving GIS-based 3D geovisualization and geocomputation and is working to integrate GIS and qualitative methods. This event is sponsored by the Geography Department. Learn more about Dr. Kwan and her work at