Patrick Florance, Tufts University
Director Academic Data Services, TTS
Lecturer Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Patrick Florance is the Director Academic Data Services and Lecturer at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He directs all geospatial, visualization, statistics, and digital humanities technology services at Tufts and teaches several courses and workshops. Patrick’s current research interest include international mapping of the developing world, spatial data mining, spatial data infrastructure analytics, and geospatial humanities. Patrick has worked as a senior geospatial consultant and project manager on numerous projects and grants relating to international health, natural resources, and disasters over the last eighteen years. Previously, Patrick was the Digital Cartography Specialist at Harvard University. He has worked in a variety of private, academic, and public environments including New York City Planning. Patrick received his graduate degree in geography with a concentration in geographic information science from Hunter College of the City University of New York.