Jonathan Nelson, (2014-2015)

Jonathan Nelson, (2014-2015)

User Experience Designer, Strava

PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)


  1. Geography - PhD candidate
  2. B.S., GEOG, University of New Mexico
  3. Advisor: Alan MacEachren


Jonathan's research interests include: cartography, GIScience, multiscale visualization and big data, and spatial statistics.  Prior to coming to Penn State, he held cartographic positions with National Geographic and Red Paw Technologies. Extracurricular interests include: cycling and neighborhood excursions with fiancé, April, and their two long-haired dachshunds, Sprite and Maggie.


Social Data Analytics:
PhD Candidate