Our 2017 NSF REU Site in Belize and Orlando is Now Accepting Applications!

We are pleased to announce that our 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) #REU Site in Community GIS and Citizen Science in #Orlando and #Belize is...

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Briefing with The Geospatial STEM Academy

The Geospatial STEM Academy receives national attention! Dr. Hawthorne and Geospatial STEM Academy Students were invited, as the only high school STEM program in...

Mapping Marine Debris with Youth and their Local Knowledge on Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize 11/12/2015 Today I had the privilege of returning to work with Form 3 and Form 2 students at the Ocean Academy...

Urban Geospatial STEM Academy

The Geospatial STEM Academy: Preparing High School Students for Geospatial Technology Careers is a summer STEM education training program that engages one hundred 9th...

Belize 2016 GIS Study Abroad @ UCF

2016 Community Geographic Information Systems Study Abroad in Belize (Summer Session A @ UCF) I am the program director for the “Geographic Information Systems...

Welcome!

I am an Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the Department of Sociology and a member of the GIS Research Cluster Initiative...