Dr. Anne E. Mosher
Dr. 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
Kate Canada is the Program
Coordinator for the Maxwell Program in Citizenship and Civic Engagement. 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.