Dr. Anne E. Mosher

AnneMosher1Dr. Anne E. Mosher, Associate Professor of Geography and Senior Research Fellow in the Maxwell School’s Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, is the Chair of the Maxwell Citizenship and Civic Engagement Program.  Professor Mosher also currently serves as a New York Public Scholar for the New York Council for the Humanities.   At Syracuse University, she teaches and researches on urban planning and infrastructure, engaged placemaking, crisis and disaster management, and public memory as expressed via social media.  Her 2004 book, Capital’s Utopia (Johns Hopkins University Press), is based on work that won the Association of American Geographers’ Nystrom Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation.   Dr. Mosher is past editor of the journal Historical Geography, the founder of Histgeog:  The Historical Geography Internet Discussion Group (now H-Histgeog), and is a founding member of the Syracuse University Digital Humanities Working Group.  In addition to Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees in Geography from the Pennsylvania State University, Mosher attended Lancaster University (U.K.) where she studied social (public) administration, comparative foreign policy, and urban political geography.  She graduated magna cum laude from Macalester College with double majors in geography and international studies.

Ms. Kate Canada 

Canada, KateKate Canada is the Program Coordinator. Her day to day responsibilities include program development and administration, managing the community placement process and office management. Prior to her appointment at the Maxwell School, Kate worked in a variety of roles at non-profit advocacy organizations including Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) and U.S. PIRG. Kate currently serves as Historian of the William Smith College Alumnae Association and is a board member of the Central New York Diaper Bank and the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group Education Fund. She has her BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies from William Smith College.