2023 Keynote Speaker

 Photo: 2023 Dillon Mahmoudi

Dillon Mahmoudi is an urban and economic geographer who researches technology, cities, and uneven development. He is an Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Graduate Program Director for the Professional Masters in GIS, Affiliate Faculty in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics, and a Faculty Fellow at the Hilltop Institute. He has recently received the following research support, awards, and fellowships: the Urban Geography Seminar Series Award “The Baltimore Conversations”, the Student Research Assistance for Research Creative Activity, and the Advancing Informal STEM Learning Award from the National Science Foundation.

In his research, Dr. Mahmoudi follows the theme of “mapping capital,” working with other passionate geographers to engage communities in Baltimore and beyond, building knowledge in the realms of digital geography, economic geography, urban geography, feminist geography, community geography, critical GIS, and racial capitalism.

To learn more about Dr. Mahmoudi work, visit his lab website here.

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