Walk of life:
Cartographer, photographer
Biographical details:

Ross Donihue is a cartographer with a focus in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He is passionate about making maps that tell stories of the relationships between people and the environment across space, time, and scale. He is a graduate of Macalester College where he majored in Geography and Environmental Studies. Since graduating he was hired by National Geographic in Washington D.C. where he published a map in the December 2011 magazine and has been able to work on print cartography and web mapping applications ever since. He recently instructed and supervised conservation mapping projects in Costa Rica as a part of the Council on International Educational Exchange. He is now a co-founder of Maps for Good where he produces maps for individuals and organizations that are doing good. That is, whose work is good for communities and good for the planet. He is actively developing his passion for visual storytelling and using maps as a platform for telling stories.

Specific research interests