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Michelle Griffith Zeiders, M.S., GISP
Assistant Teaching Professor

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

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Michelle Zeiders teaches GEOG 483: Problem Solving with GISGEOG 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

Semester Course
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
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