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Maxwell Alum Launches ‘Dream Job’ Pairing Geography, Drones and Data in Washington, DC

December 5, 2022

Andy Paladino ’18 B.A. (Geog) pairs geolocation information with vision data and other software to provide analytics for commercial and government clients.

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Mark Monmonier's Book Traces the Invention of the Clock System

April 7, 2022

Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, follows John Byron Plato's path from farmer in his mid-30s to inventor of several inventions including the “Clock System,” which assigned addresses to rural residences without house numbers.

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Geography and the Environment Department Welcomes Two Scholars

February 17, 2022

At the start of the spring 2022 semester, the Maxwell School’s Geography and the Environment Department welcomed two new faculty members, one of whom was hired as part of the University’s research clusters initiative.

Monmonier quoted in New York Times article on digital maps

September 27, 2021
The most commonly used maps are those on smartphones and they don’t always accurately represent the world as it is, says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment. 

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Monmonier's How to Lie with Maps named essential book for geographers

December 17, 2020
Geographical Magazine, the National Geographic of the U.K., named "How to Lie with Maps" by Mark Monmonier, distinguished professor of geography and the environment, as one of the eight essential books for geographers.

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Monmonier presents at 2020 annual meeting of the NACIS

November 19, 2020

In his presentation, Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography, criticizes the destruction of copyright "deposit copies" by the Library of Congress. 

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How to Lie with Maps, 3rd Edition

December 31, 2018

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The History of Cartography

December 31, 2015

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