About the Author
Diana Stuart Sinton is the GIS program director for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE), an organization funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to facilitate the effective use of technology at liberal arts colleges. Sinton holds B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Middlebury College and Oregon State University. She currently teaches, presents, and writes about the role of GIS in higher education. Jennifer J. Lund is the faculty technology liaison for the social sciences at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where she collaborates with faculty to design class sessions and teach students to use GIS for quantitative and spatial reasoning. She earned a master of education degree, with a focus on educational technology, from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.