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Cassie Follett

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  • GIS Coordinator, Instructor
  • ​MA

  • Geography and GIS
  • ​Environmental GIS, Remote Sensing, Qualitative GIS, GIS Programming

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Cassie Follett is the GIS Coordinator for Geography, helping to plan and expand GIS capabilities on campus and managing the new GIS Lab on campus. Before coming to DePaul she worked for NASA and the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and received her MA from West Virginia University while researching big data and open source web GIS. She holds a bachelors with double major in Geography and History from Carthage College. She is currently studying for her second graduate degree at UIC in Epidemiology. She is a volunteer with several open source GIS projects such as Cesium and QGIS, and regularly volunteers with the "PyOhio" Python conference. Her research interests include researching health inequities with a focus on the LGBTQ community, the influence of climate change on emerging infectious diseases, and the power of crowdsourcing and participatory mapping used with social movements and marginalized communities to agitate for change.