Clancy Wilmott is an Assistant Professor in Critical Cartography, Geovisualisation and Design in the Berkeley Centre for New Media and the Department of Geography. She comes to UC Berkeley from the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester, where she received her PhD in Human Geography with a multi-site study on the interaction between mobile phone maps, cartographic discourse and postcolonial landscapes.
Professor Wilmott researches critical cartography, new media and spatial practices. She is the author of Mobile Mapping: Space, Cartography, and the Digital published in 2020 by Amsterdam University Press. She has also published papers in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Big Data and Society, the Leonardo Electronic Almanac and the Journal of Television and New Media, amongst others.
Alexis E. Wood
Alexis Wood is a PhD student at Berkeley Geography with a designated emphasis in New Media who researches the intersections of right-wing social movements, climate change, and social media through an affective lense. She enjoys maps and mapping of the felt, imaginary, and situated. Outside of McCone, Alexis enjoys testing questionable food recipes on friends, reading surrealist literature and playing video games for an unhealthy amount of time.
Maria Pettis is a PhD student at Berkeley Geography with a designated emphasis in New Media.
Evangeline McGlynn is a PhD candidate in Geography with a designated emphasis in Science and Technology Studies. She is broadly concerned with disaster, war, and critical visualization. Her dissertation explores the disaster landscape in post-quake Armenia. She also writes on challenges to visual spatial imagination posed by GIS hegemony.
Joon Kim is immersed in his second semester at Cal pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering and Computer Science. Influenced by the two years spent in North Carolina from second to fourth grade, Joon was always a curious bilingual child throughout his teen days. In tenth grade, Joon transferred to an international school, where he uncovered his passion for computer science and mathematics. In the future, he hopes to continue his academic career by collaborating with other various fields, computer science and math as a medium. Joon spends his time listening to pop songs and playing tennis.
Sophia is a Geography PhD student. With roots in the California Bay Area and the Mariana Islands, she is dedicated to using film as a way to navigate cultural divides and advocate for environmental justice across the Pacific.
Maggie (she/her) is a Geography PhD student researching how to map vitality and interconnectivity in Earth systems through studies in physical geography, bodies, cartography, cartographic illustration, and geospatial technologies. Outside of Geography, I love to sing, make music, paint/draw, go hiking/backpacking, travel, and dance. Also huge Harry Potter nerd.
Emma Wolfgram (any pronouns) is a nontraditional, sixth-year, transfer student. Specializing in cultural geography, some of their interests include Black feminist geographic theory, LGBTQ+ & Queer political economies, Cultural reproduction of sex and power, Geographies of sexuality, Spatial relationships of African Diasporic Dance, Neurodivergent and disability studies, Indigenous and decolonial feminist ways of knowing, Land Stewardship, Library Information Science, and Archive Activism. Outside of academia, they enjoy biking, dancing, and exploring various genres of music.
Annabelle Law (she/her) is a transfer undergrad majoring in Conservation & Resource Studies, but really hoping to learn more about Indigenous stewardship (especially in California and Malaysia) in these next two years. Besides school, Annabelle likes playing badminton, going to concerts, grocery shopping, and cooking.
Yuqi, (pronounced Yuchi) (she/her) is an undergraduate student majoring in Geography with emphases in Critical Environments and Geospatial Representation. Yuqi is also pursuing majors in Comparative Literature & Italian Studies and a minor in Gender & Women’s Studies. She is interested in Coraline, disability geography and the everyday space. Yuqi has kept an orchid for over a year and it is “orchiding” for the fourth time!
Bim-Ray is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Geography and minoring in City and Regional Planning. Being obsessed with cities and all things transportation shaped his interest for maps and cartographic technologies. Outside of his studio.geo-? work he writes and edits political journalism and is an avid video gamer and casual bicyclist.
images, maps, landscapes, visual rhetorics, critical data, etc. lots of opinions, some evidence. currently editing and making maps for Avalon Travel.
“I don’t call myself a ‘Cartographer’ but rather a (Geo)grapher that uses the political act of mapping to communicate my ideas… maps are a political art that invocate the invisible relationships as visible…I still draw my maps by hand as humans have done for centuries” – Philippe Rekacewicz
The Map is the Territory.