Education

Ph.D., Geography, Expected Spring 2017
University of Washington
Committee: Sarah Elwood, Matt Sparke, Luke Bergmann, W. Lance Bennett (Communications)
Dissertation Title: Encounters Across Difference: The Digital Geographies of Inuit, the Arctic, and Environmental Management

M.A., Geography, 2012
University of Washington
Thesis Title: Refining a Conceptual Basemap: Critical GIS and Political Theory
GPA:      Cumulative GPA: 3.98       GPA in Major: 4.00

B.A., Geography, University Honors with Distinction, Minor in Economics, 2009
Miami University (Ohio)
Honors Thesis: “Deconstructing Public Space: Three Case Studies on Political Exchange”
GPA:      Cumulative GPA: 3.95       GPA in Major: 3.99

Publications

Refereed Articles

Young JC. In press. Polar Bear Management in a Digital Arctic: Inuit Perspectives Across the Web. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien. In press.

Young JC. Qanuqtuurunnarniq: Canadian Inuit, Digital Resourcefulness, and Emerging Geographic Imaginations. Geoforum. Under review.

Young JC, Gilmore MP. Participatory Uses of Geospatial Technologies to Leverage Multiple Knowledge Systems within Development Contexts. World Development. Under review.

Young JC, Gilmore MP. 2014. Subaltern Empowerment in the Geoweb: Tensions Between Publicity and Privacy. Antipode. 46(2): 574-91.

Young JC, Gilmore MP. 2013. The Spatial Politics of Affect and Emotion in Participatory GIS. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 103(4): 808-23.

Gilmore MP, Young JC. 2012. The Use of Participatory Mapping in Ethnobiological Research, Biocultural Conservation, and Community Empowerment: A Case Study from the Peruvian Amazon. Journal of Ethnobiology. 32(1): 6-29.

Young JC. 2009. Restroom Politics: Voices in the StallsThe Lethbridge Undergraduate Research Journal. (4) 2. <www.lurj.org>

Refereed Commentaries

Thatcher, J., L. Bergmann, D. O’Sullivan, B. Ricker, R. Rose-Redwood, T. Barnes, L. Barnesmoore, L. Imoaka, R. Burns, J. Cinnamon, C. Dalton, C. Davis, S. Dunn, F. Harvey, J-K Jung, E. Kersten, L. Knigge, N. Lally, W. Lin, D. Mahmoudi, M. Martin, W. Payne, A. Sheikh, T. Shelton, E. Sheppard, C. Strother, A. Tarr, M. Wilson, and J. Young. 2016. Revisiting Critical GIS: Reflections from Friday Harbor. Environment & Planning A.  48(5): 815-24.

Book Chapters

Gilmore MP, Young JC.  2010.  The Maijuna participatory mapping project: mapping the past and the present for the future. In: C Vriesendorp, WS Alverson, and MP Gilmore (eds.), Peru: Maijuna.  The Field Museum, Chicago.

Policy Papers

Young JC. Making Indigenous Consultation Meaningful Within the Arctic Council. Arctic and International Relations Series. Seattle, WA: Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.

Young JC, Wald DJ, Earle PS, Shanley LA. 2013. Transforming Earthquake Detection and Science Through Citizen Seismology. Case Study Series. Volume 2. Washington, DC: Commons Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars.

Palmer-Moloney LJ, Graff B, Voyadgis D, Young JC, Holeva P, Jarrett J, Griggs FR. 2010. Gauging Water Security & Scarcity in Southwest Afghanistan: A Cultural, Geographic, and Environmental  Perspective on Afghanistan’s Helmand River Watershed.  Retrieved from the RCU PAKAF Data library.

Presented Papers

2016. Avatimik Kamatsiarniq: Inuit, Climate Change, and Digital Environmentalism. 2016 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA.

2015. Qanuqtuurunnarniq: Area Studies, Indigenous Ways of Knowing, and Digital Opportunities. Area Studies and Indigenous Ways of Knowing Graduate Fellows Symposium. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2015. Iglulingmunngaulauqtunga: Experiences in the Arctic. Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium. Seattle, WA.

2013. The New Politics of Memory: Collective Knowing in the Geoweb. 2013 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA.

2011. From PGIS to UGC: Mapping Virtual Positionalities and Political Power. 2011 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA.

2011. Qualitative Geography: Analysing Authoritative vs. Non-Authoritative Data and Its Use in GeoINT. 2011 Defense Geospatial Intelligence Conference. London, England.

2010. Cultural Mapping for Military Training, Planning and Operations (CMAP). 2010 ESRI UC Conference. San Diego, CA.

2010. Panelist. Civilian Geographers Working for the US Army Geospatial Center (AGC). 2010 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC.

2010. Winning Hearts and Minds through Participation: The Military and PGIS. 2010 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Washington DC.

2009. Repopulating Colonial Maps with Indigenous Places: A Qualitative and Participatory Use for GIS. 2009 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, NV. Co-presented with Dr. Michael Gilmore and FECONAMAI.

2008. Indigenous Politics and Non-Representational PGIS? A Methodology for Use with the Maijuna. 2008 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, MA. Co-presented with Dr. Michael Gilmore and FECONAMAI.

2007. Public Space and Cultural Power: A Preliminary Study of the Maijuna. 2007 Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA. Co-presented with Dr. Michael Gilmore and FECONAMAI.

2006. Creating the Agonic Community. Rethinking Marxism 2006. Amherst, MA.

Academic Honors and Awards

2016-17. Joff Hanauer for Excellence in Western Civilization Graduate Fellowship. University of Washington.
2016. Summer Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Program Fellowship, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
2015-17. NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. Geography and Spatial Sciences, Arctic Social Sciences. Use of Digital Technologies by Indigenous Peoples for Communication Within and Beyond Communities. $15,929.
2015-16. International Policy Institute (IPI) Arctic Fellow. Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
2015-16. Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Program Fellowship, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
2015. Area Studies and Indigenous Ways of Knowing Fellowship, University of Washington
2015. Summer Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Program Fellowship, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
2014-15. Academic Year Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Program Fellowship, Inuktitut, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
2014. Summer Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Program Fellowship, Inuktitut, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
2014. Arctic Research Fellowship, University of Washington
2013. Edward L. Ullman Masters Student Award, Department of Geography, University of Washington
2013. Graduate Student Paper Award, Communication Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers
2011. Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, Department of the Army
2010. Award for Outstanding Team Effort, Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers
2009. Richard G. Lieberman Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior Major, Department of Geography, Miami University (Ohio)
2009. All-USA College Academic Second Team, USA Today
2009. Dean’s Scholar, College of Arts and Science, Miami University (Ohio)
2008. Provost’s Academic Achievement Award, Miami University (Ohio)
2008. Student Paper Competition, Qualitative Research Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers
2008. Henry M. Kendall Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Junior Major, Department of Geography, Miami University (Ohio)

Work Experience

Teaching Assistantships

Spring 2012. GEOG 317, Introduction to Spatial Statistics and GIS, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington. Instructor: Suzanne Withers.

Winter 2012. GEOG 280, Introduction to the Geography of Health and Health Care, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington. Instructor: Jonathan Mayer.

Autumn 2011. GEOG 123, Introduction to Globalization, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington. Instructor: Matthew Sparke.

Academic Advising Experience

Autumn 2012 – Spring 2014. Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington

Research Assistantships

Autumn 2014 – Summer 2015. Pre-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington. Worked with the Assistant Director and GIS Program Manager at CSDE to produce interactive, Web-based dashboards used to facilitate the exploration of quantitative data. Specific projects focused on public health data in Washington state and on HIV data in Kenya. Tableau was used to create the dashboards.

Summer 2012. Research Assistant, Commons Lab, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC. Collaborated with colleagues at the Wilson Center and the USGS to research and write a white paper discussing the policy and legal implications of crowdsourcing technologies for earthquake detection.

Summer 2012. Research Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington. Worked with Dr. Suzanne Withers to collect and prepare GIS data for the GIS Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Washington.

Miscellaneous and Non-Academic Work Experience

Head Coach, Policy Debate Team, Garfield High School, Seattle Public Schools, Autumn 2014-Present

Reader/Grader, Geographies of Global Inequality, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington, Autumn 2015

Reader/Grader, Introduction to Spatial Statistics and GIS, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington, Spring 2013

Geographer, Geospatial Research and Engineering Division, ERDC-Alexandria, US Army Corps of Engineers, 2009-2011

Professional Activities

Senator, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, University of Washington, Fall 2014-Present

Co-President of the Geography Graduate Student Association, Department of Geography, University of Washington, Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Member of the Association of American Geographers Fall 2006-Present

Member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society Spring 2008-Present