Dr. Judith Tyner
Professor at the Geography Department at CSULB

Office: LA 103 (562) 985-5332 jztyner@csulb.edu
Office hours Spring 2001: TTh 11-12:30; TTh 1:30-3; W 12-1;
and by appointment

On leave Fall 2001


Biography

Professor Tyner received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in geography at UCLA specializing in cartography. She has been on the Geography faculty at CSULB since 1970. She served two terms at Department Chair and was the director of the Cartography/ GIS Certificate Program from its creation in 1980 until 2000. She is a member of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), the California Map Society, and the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Cartography Specialty Group.

She is the author of two textbooks - The World of Maps and Mapping, and Introduction to Thematic Cartography - and numerous short pieces. Her research interests are cartographic communication and design; history of cartography, especially 19th and 20th century American cartography; the history of women in cartography; embroidered maps and globes; and cartographic curiosities.

She teaches geography 380 - Map Reading and Interpretation; Geography 381 - Maps and Civilization; Geography 482 - Map Design for Presentation and GIS; and Geography 484/ 584 - Advanced Concepts in Presentation Cartography.