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.

Amy Schmidt 

Amy Schmidt CCE

Amy Schmidt is the Program Coordinator for Citizenship & Civic Engagement, which entails supporting students in their community placements, student advising, and managing the CCE office. Amy is from Syracuse and has spent many years working in the Central New York nonprofit sector, both professionally and as a volunteer. She earned a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with a focus on Nonprofit Management from the Maxwell School, and was selected a John Ben Snow and Vernon Snow Fellow in Nonprofit Management. Prior to returning to Maxwell, Amy worked at local organizations including Home HeadQuarters, the Everson Museum of Art, and the Central New York Community Foundation.