My expertise lies in building geospatial data and implementing analysis workflows that support GIS-based solutions for many industries, including government, utilities, and conservation.
Michelle Zeiders teaches GEOG 483: Problem Solving with GIS, GEOG 484: GIS Database Development, GEOG 487: Environmental Applications of GIS, and GEOG 868: Spatial Database Management. She has been teaching introductory and software-intensive GIS courses since 1998. Prior to joining the certificate program, Michelle worked as a GIS Programmer/Instructor for the Penn State Population Research Institute, a GIS Project Manager/Instructor for the Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University, a GIS Project Manager at a private civil engineering firm and as a GIS Analyst at Mapquest. She received a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and a master's degree in Geoenvironmental Studies from Shippensburg University.
Upcoming Course Offerings
|Spring 1, 2024||GEOG 484: GIS Database Development|
|Summer 2024||GEOG 484: GIS Database Development|
|Summer 2024||GEOG 487: Environmental Challenges in Spatial Data Science|