Thesis Proposal

The following document includes my final proposal for my thesis work. The methodology outlined in this proposal will guide my work over the next few months as I complete my thesis during the summer of 2016. McPherson_FinalThesisProposal Advertisements

AAG Robert Raskin Competition

In March 2016, I was named as one of six finalists in the Robert Raskin Competition at the Association of American Geographer’s Annual Meeting. I attended the conference and presented regarding the progress of my thesis work on the USC Earthquake application. This presentation can be found at the following link. McPherson_AAG_RRC

Demographic Data Maps

In Fall 2015, I created a series of maps that displayed demographic data from 2013┬áin the Los Angeles area. These were used in professional deliverables for real estate clients of the individual who commissioned the maps. I calculated data in Microsoft Excel and imported the information into ArcGIS. I displayed the data on Esri’s WorldStreetMap … More Demographic Data Maps