Matthew W. Wilson

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  • Associate Professor of Geography
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Director, New Maps Plus
  • Director, Mapshop
  • Geography
  • New Maps Plus
  • New Mappings Collaboratory
  • Appalachian Center
861 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-8851
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Education

Ph.D. University of Washington, 2009
M.A. University of Washington, 2005
B.S. Northwest Missouri State University, 2002

Biography

 

Matthew W. Wilson, PhD, is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky and Associate at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University. He co-founded and co-directs the New Mappings Collaboratory which studies and facilitates new engagements with geographic representation. He is an editor at cultural geographies, an international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal. He is co-editor of Understanding Spatial Media (SAGE), and his most recent book is New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map (University of Minnesota Press). He has previously taught at Ball State University and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and his current research examines mid-20th century, digital mapping practices. He earned his PhD and MA from the University of Washington and his BS from Northwest Missouri State University. His childhood was spent in Pumpkin Center, Missouri, a small farming community in Nodaway County, where his family has farmed for over 170 years.

Selected Publications: 
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Parraguez, Ana, Inga Gryl, Ricardo Truffelo, Matthew W. Wilson, eds. Edited book manuscript under contract. SIG Critico en Chile: Traducciones, Situaciones, e Intervenciones. Santiago: Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales. [75]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. Forthcoming. Technical Lands and Technical Lines. In Technical Lands: A Critical Primer. Jovis. Jeffrey Nesbit and Charles Waldheim, editors. [73]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. 2021. GIScience II: newness and imminence. Progress in Human Geography. [70]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. 2021. GIScience I: social histories and disciplinary crucibles. Progress in Human Geography. 45:1. pp. 166-177. [66]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. 2020. Criticality as interpretation, deception, distortion? LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture. No. 12. pp. 20-25. [65]
 
Guan, Wendy, Matthew W. Wilson, and Anne Knowles. 2019. Evaluating the geographic in GIS. The Geographical Review. 109:3. pp. 297-307 [61]
 
Barrett, Emily, and Matthew W. Wilson. 2019. Mapshop: Learning to Map, Mapping to Learn. Living Maps Review. No. 6. [60]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. 2018. On being technopositional in digital geographies. cultural geographies. 25:1. pp. 7-21. [54]
 
Wilson, Matthew W. 2017. New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map. University of Minnesota Press. [53]
 
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