We are excited to welcome Christine Parker, PhD to the Community Broadband Networks initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, where she will serve as a GIS and Data Visualization Specialist. She brings a wealth of experience in data analytics and data visualization to the team, and we look forward to putting her talents to work in our regular writing, analyses, and reports.
Christine spent 15 years working on projects to support efforts from nonprofit entities focused on bird and habitat conservation. She is interested in creating and sharing maps and images that illustrate complex information in a way that is accessible and impactful. Christine earned her PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.