Date of Award

Summer 8-24-2015

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Jochen Albrecht

Second Advisor

Niem Huynh

Academic Program Adviser

Hongmian Gong


Through novel empirical research, this thesis explores the experience of women working in the professional field of geographic information systems (GIS), adding to GIS literature, as well as to academic geography and wider science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) discourses, addressing gaps in these bodies of knowledge.

women_in_gis_raw.csv (1235 kB)
Survey data

Women in GIS Survey.pdf (171 kB)
Copy of online survey



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