Center Personnel

Krzysztof Janowicz

Professor of Geoinformatics
Director, Center for Spatial Studies
Professor of Geoinformatics, Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna

4830 Ellison Hall
Krzysztof Janowicz holds dual appointments as Professor for Geoinformatics at the Geography Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara and Professor for Geoinformatics at the University of Vienna.

Kitty Currier

Postdoctoral Scholar

3512 Phelps Hall
Kitty Currier re-joined the Center for Spatial Studies in 2021 as a postdoctoral scholar after several years working for marine environmental non-profit organizations in Indonesia.

Rui Zhu

Lecturer, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
Fellow, Center for Spatial Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Rui Zhu is currently a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Bristol. He is also a Fellow of the Center for Spatial Studies.

Research Associates

Thomas Hervey

Graduate Student Researcher

Thomas Hervey is a graduate student at the Geography Department at UCSB, working with Werner Kuhn. Hervey conducts research at the intersection of geographic information retrieval and spatial cognition.