Getting Creative with the Economy: A Baltimore KPI Dashboard

Having lived in Baltimore for a few years, and having several friends involved in the creative industries there, I wanted to explore this aspect of the economy in my most recent Tableau dashboard. I used ten Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance data sets for arts-related businesses and employment, public art, median household income, demographics, unemployment rate, …

Patricia Highsmith

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Almost 10 years ago, I taught a course on Patricia Highsmith, and since then, there has been a bit of interest in this mini-documentary I created for my students and the end-of-term film festival we hosted around Highsmith adaptations. It's about 16 minutes in length, posted originally on Vimeo and now YouTube. The Associació Internacional …

Geospatial Analysis: Women Printers in the Early 18th Century

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For this geospatial analysis project, I wanted to learn more about women printers in the early eighteenth century—I was really interested in using a historical map, and this seemed like an interesting avenue. Where did women in the print trades work? How many were there? Were they located centrally, or marginally, geographically speaking? I did …