Ian Muehlenhaus 3.7 CV

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wisconsin-
La Crosse, August 2011 – Present

 

Geography Faculty and GIS Lab Manager, Department of Geography and Mapping Sciences, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, August 2008 – July 2011

 

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

Cofounder, Muehlenhaus Studios/Maps and Design, Saint Paul, MN, 2006-2011

Assistant Director, InformeDesign, Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel, University of Minnesota, 2003-2004

Planner, Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, Duluth, MN, 1999-2000

 

EDUCATION                    

 

Ph.D. in Geography, University of Minnesota (UMN), February 2010

Committee:
Robert McMaster (Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education, advisor), Scott
Freundschuh (Geography Chair, University of New Mexico), Roger Miller (deceased), Steven Rosenstone (President of Minnesota State College and University System)

Learning Emphasis: geovisualization; cartographic design; spatial cognition; dynamic cartography; cartographic history; GIS and society; post-socialist geographies

 

M.Sc. in Geography, The Pennsylvania State University (PSU), August 2002

Committee:
Colin Flint (advisor), Lorraine Dowler, and Melissa Wright

Learning Emphasis: political geography; critical geopolitics; dynamic cartography; geographies of cyberspace; international relations; and technical writing/editing

 

B.A. in International Studies and Geography, University of Minnesota – Duluth, May 1999

 

BOOKS (*Note: I was previously named Ian Oas)

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (Under Contract, Submission Aug 2014). Persuasive Geocommunication: A Systematic Approach to Compelling Map Design. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 200 pages.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2013). Web Cartography: Map Design for Interactive and Mobile Devices.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. (Available on Amazon or B&N)

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2010). Lost in Visualization: Systematically Identifying, Measuring, and Comparing Political Cartographic Manipulations. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Minnesota.

 

Oas, I.* (2002). The Geopolitics of Spatial Dementia: Online Agencies and US Hegemonic Decline. Master of Science Thesis. Pennsylvania State University.

 

 

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (accepted/forthcoming 2014). “Going Viral: The Look of Online Persuasive Maps,” Cartographica.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2013). “The Design and Composition of Persuasive Maps,” Cartography and Geographic Information Sciences (CaGIS). November, 40(5): 401-414.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2012). “If Looks Could Kill: The Impact of Rhetorical Styles in Persuasive
Geocommunication,” The Cartographic Journal, 49(4): 361-375.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2011). “Another Goode Method: How to Use Quantitative Content Analysis to Study Change in Thematic Map Design,” Cartographic Perspectives, 69: 7-29.

 

Muehlenhaus, I.(2011). “Genealogy that counts: Using Content Analysis to Explore the History of Persuasive Maps,” Cartographica 46(1): 28-40. 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS AND EDITED PUBLICATIONS

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (forthcoming, 2014). Co-Author: “World Geographies and Cultures,” ABC-CLIO, K12 Online Geography Textbook.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2013). “Google Street View: An Invasion of Privacy?” Analyze Essay for ABC-CLIO, K12 Online Geography Resource.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2012). “How Technology Has Changed Perceptions of Human Geography,” Analyze Essay, for ABC-CLIO Publishing, Online Geography Resource.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2011). “From Print to Mobile mApps: How to Take Adobe Illustrator Files, Add Pinch-to-Zoom, and Place them on the Android Market,” Cartographic Perspectives, 69: 55-66.

 

McMaster, R. and I. Muehlenhaus. (2010). “Cartographic symbolization and visualization,” in the Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, 2nd Edition (J. Bossler, Ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: 611-632.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2007). Entries: “World Systems Theory” and “Weapons of Mass
Destruction” in The Encyclopedia of Environment and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA:
SAGE.

 

Oas, I.* (2005). “Shifting the Iron Curtain of Kantian Peace: NATO Expansion and the Magyars,” in the Geography of War and Peace (Colin Flint, Ed.). Oxford University Press, 395-414.

 

PROCEEDINGS PAPERS

 

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2013). “Four Rhetorical Styles of Persuasive Geocommunication: An Initial Taxonomy,” Proceedings of the International Cartographic Conference, International Cartographic Association, August, Dresden, Germany.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2012). “Beyond Biased: Exploring the Relationship between Map Design
Style and Map Reader Persuasion,” Proceedings of AutoCarto, Cartography and Geographic
Information Society, September, Columbus, OH.

 

BOOK REVIEWS (*Note: I was previously named Ian Oas)

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (forthcoming, 2014). Book Review: “The World at Their Fingertips:  Eighteenth-Century British Two-Sheet Double Hemisphere World Maps,” by Geoff Armitage and Ashley Baynton-Williams. Cartographic Perspectives.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2012). Book Review: “Visualize This,” by Nathan YauCartography and Geographic Information Society Journal, 39(3): 170-172.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2011). Book Review: “GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design,” by
Gretchen Peterson. Cartographic Perspectives, 70: 66-67.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2011). Book Review: “Designed Maps,” by Cynthia Brewer, Cartographic
Perspectives
, 67: 75-77.

 

Muehlenhaus, I. (2004). Book Review: “American Empire: Roosevelt’s Geographer and the
Prelude to Globalization,” by N. Smith. Arab World Geographer, 7 (3), 211-214.

 

Oas, I.* (2003). Book review: “The Atlas of Cyberspace,” by M. Dodge and R. KitchinAnnals
of the Association of American Geographers
, 93(4), 946-947.

 

Oas, I.* (2001). Book review: “Geopolitics and Globalization in the Twentieth Century,” by B. Blouet. Political Geography, 21, p. 955-957.

 

Oas, I.* (2000). Book review: “Nested Identities,” G. Herb and D. Kaplan, Ed. Professional
Geographer
, 52(4), p. 764-65.

 

INVITED & CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS (*Note: I was previously named Ian Oas)

 

*Oas, I. (2004). “Research, Theory, and Practice: An Interdependent Relationship.” Implications
2 (1), p. 1-2. Available online: informedesign.com/NewsLetterArchive.aspx

 

Oas, I. (2003). “Creating Spaces: Human Geography, Design, and Social Responsibility.” Implications 1 (7), p. 1-3. Available online: informedesign.com/NewsLetterArchive.aspx

 

Oas, I. (1999). “AbsurDitty.” New Authors Journal 6 (2), Fall, p. 32.

  

PROFESSIONAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS AND SESSION ORGANIZING

 

Paper, 2013, Four Rhetorical Styles of Persuasive Geocommunication: An Initial
Taxonomy,
International Cartographic Conference (ICC), International Cartographic Association (ICA), Dresden, Germany, August 29

 

Paper (with Mary Windsor), 2013, “See What We Mean?” Measuring the Effectiveness of Different Map Rhetorical Styles for Persuasive Geocommunication, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, LA, April 12

 

Paper, 2013, The Impact of Rhetorical Design in Geocommunication, UW-La Crosse Faculty Research Day, Centennial Hall, UW-La Crosse, January 25

 

Paper, 2012, “Going Viral: The Evolution of Online Persuasive Maps” North American
Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, October

 

Paper, 2012, “Beyond Biased: The Impact of Persuasive Map Design on Viewers’ Reactions to, and Trust in, Different Types of Spatial Data,” AutoCarto Conference, Columbus, OH, September 17

 

Paper, 2012, mApps: the Future of Cartography?” University Consortium of GIS Symposium (UCGIS), Washington, D.C., May 31

 

Paper, 2012, “Some of These Maps Are Not Like the Others…” A Framework for Measuring How Design Impacts Map Reader Reactions to Spatial Data, Association of American
Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference, New York, February

 

Session Organizer and Chair, 2012, Online Mapping, AAG Annual Conference, February

 

Paper, 2012, Reactions to Four Different Styles of Persuasive Maps, UW-La Crosse Faculty Research Day, Centennial Hall, UW-La Crosse, January 20

 

Paper, 2011, mApp to the Future: Map Apps and the Future of Mapping, NACIS Annual
Conference, Madison, October

 

Paper (with Mathew A. Dooley), 2010, Mapping UFO Sighting Data: Pitfalls and Possibilities, NACIS Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, October

 

Paper, 2010, Cartography That Counts: Identifying, Measuring, and Comparing Map Rhetoric, AAG Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April

 

Paper, 2009, How They Lie with Maps: Classifying Political Cartographic Manipulations, AAG West Lakes Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, October

 

Paper, 2009, Staying Goode: Representation and Design in Goode’s World Atlas (1923-2005), AAG Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March

 

Paper, 2008, Analyzing How Maps Articulate Space, NACIS Annual Conference (NACIS), Missoula, Montana, October 10

 

Paper, 2008, Lost in Transformation: Nationalism in Post-Soviet Europe, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 7-8pm, July 14

 

Paper, 2008, Deconstructing Intentionally Manipulated Maps (IMM), AAG Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 17

 

Paper, 2007, The Geopolitics of GIS Diffusion, AAG Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, April 19

 

Session Organizer and Chair, 2006, Approaches to Post-Socialist Research, AAG Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 10

 

Paper, Session Organizer, and Chair, 2003, Deterritorialized Geopolitics: Networks and Diasporas. AAG Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana, March 5

 

Paper, 2002, US Cyber-Defense Policy and the Deterritorialization of Geopolitics.  AAG Annual Conference. Los Angeles, California, 20 March

 

 

CONFERENCE POSTERS

 

Poster, 2012, “Twentieth Century China Viewed from the West: A Carto-Historical
Perspective”
NACIS Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, October

 

Poster,
2011, The Impact of Cartographic Style on Map Likeability and
Trustworthiness,
AAG West Lakes Conference, DePaul University, Chicago,
November

 

Poster
(with Mathew A. Dooley), 2011, Mapping UFO Sighting Data: Beyond the Dot
Map,
AAG Annual Conference,
Seattle, Washington, April

 

Poster,
2007, Geovisualizing Me:
An Interactive Atlas of My Life,
NACIS Annual Meeting, St. Louis,
Missouri, October

 

 

INVITED LECTURES AND CONSULTING

 

Invited Lecture,
Effective Geocommunication in an Era of
Data Overload,
NASA Goddard Space
Flight Center,
Greenbelt, Maryland, March 13, 2013

 

Consulting,
Art in American Communities Web Mapping
Project,
National Endowment for the
Arts (NEA),
Washington, D.C., ongoing

 

Invited Lecture,
The Impact of Rhetorical Design in
Geocommunication,
CartoTalk Lecture Series, Oregon State
University, October 22, 2012

 

Keynote
Speaker, UW-River Falls Annual Geography
Awards Banquet,
April 21, 2012

 

Invited Lecture,
How to Argue with Maps: Four Rhetorical
Styles of Cartographic Persuasion,
Masters
in
GIS Career and Networking Fair,
University of Minnesota, March 31, 2010

 

Lecturer,
Spatial Dynamics of Austria and Central
Europe in the 21st Century,
K-12
Educators Geography Workshop,
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, 14 Feb 2009

 

Consultant, My
Wonderful World,
National
Geographic Society,
October 2008

 

Summer
Faculty, European Borders K-12 Institute,
National Geographic Society, Wash. D.C., July 2008

 

Lecturer, Institute of Global Studies K-12 Workshop,
Immigration in the New Europe, University of Minnesota, July 2006

 

Lecture,
2006, Minnesota College of Art and
Design (MCAD),
Cartographic
Principles and the Elements of Graphic Design,
April 2006

 

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

 

National
Science Foundation Grant
, Under
Review ($66,094), Collaborative Research:
Flow Maps for Movement Visualization: Digital Generation and Cognitive
Evaluation,
co-PI with Oregon State University, Submitted: Sep 5, 2013

 

GIS and Visualization Curriculum
Redesign Grant,
$10,000, co-PI,
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, March 2013

 

Travel Grant, $1,500, United States National Committee on
Cartography, March 2013

 

McColl Research Fellowship, $3,300, AGS
Map Library, Milwaukee, 2012

 

Faculty Research Grant, $6,832, UW-La Crosse, 2012

 

Online Instructor Training Grant, $1,000, UW-La Crosse, 2012

 

Carol A. Dobrunz
Endowment Fund Award,
$1,000, UW-La
Crosse Alumni Foundation, 2012

 

Professional Development Grant, $600, UW-River
Falls, 2011

 

Professional Development Grant, $800, UW-River
Falls, 2010

 

Professional Development Grant, $1000, UW-River
Falls, 2009

 

Graduate Research Partnership Program
Grant,
$5000, UMN Graduate School, 2008

 

Zoltai Graduate
Fellowship,
$6000, UMN Graduate
School, 2005-2006

 

Summer Research Fellowship, $3500, UMN
Department of Geography, 2005

 

Ralph Hall Brown Prize, $500, Best Graduate Student Publication, University of Minnesota, Department of
Geography, 2005

 

Matti E. Kaups Scholarship Award, $500, UMD Department of
Geography, 2000

 

 

LECTURING & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Geopolitics
in Film
(Geo 470)
,
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Geography
of Europe
(Geo 304) , University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

World
Realms and Regions
(Geo 110) , University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Applied Map
Design / Web Mapping
(Geo/Esc
455) , University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Maps and
Society
(Geo
102), University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Fundamentals
of Cartography
(Geo/Esc
250), University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Animated
and Interactive Cartography
(Geog
455), University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Human
Geography
(both lecture and online versions), University of
Wisconsin- River Falls

Principles
of Cartography
(Geog 3511/5511), University
of Minnesota

Europe: A
Geographic Perspective
(Geog
3161/Global Studies 3961), University of Minnesota

Geographic
Transformations of Post-Soviet Europe
(Geog 294), Macalester College

Introduction
to Human Geography & Global Issues
(Geog 111), Macalester College

Introduction
to Physical and Human Geography
(Geog
201), Metropolitan State University

Teaching
Assistantships, University of Minnesota
Department of Geography,
2004-2006

  • Principles of Cartography (one semester with Dr. Robert McMaster)
  • Introduction to Maps and Spatial Analysis (three semesters with various instructors)

 

Teaching
Assistantships, Penn State Department of
Geography,
2000-2003

  • Introduction to Maps and Spatial Data (one year with David DiBiase)
  • Geography of International Affairs (one semester with Dr. Colin Flint)
  • Physical Geography (one year with Dr. Brent Yarnal)

 

 

SERVICE & COMMITTEE WORK

 

National
and International

 

Vice-Chair, Chair, and
Past-Chair, Cartography Specialty
Group of the AAG, 2011-2014

 

Associate Editor and
Cartographic Reviewer, Journal of Maps,
2012-present

 

Editorial Board Member, Cartographic Perspectives
Journal,
2010-present

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Coordinator, International Map Competition, Cartography
and Geographic Information Society,
2011-present

 

Co-Coordinator, Student Dynamic Map Competition, North American Cartographic

Information Society, 2011-2012

 

University
and UW-System

 

Wisconsin Higher Education
Representative, Committee on State Cartography (CSC),

UW-Madison College of Letters and Sciences

 

Faculty Advisor, UW-La Crosse Student Geography Club, 2013-presently

 

Representative, UW-La Crosse Undergraduate Research
Committee, 2012, 2013

 

Representative, UW-La Crosse College of Science and
Health Sabbatical Committee, 2012

 

Faculty Advisor,
UW-La Crosse Anime Club, 2011-presently

 

Faculty Representative, UW-River Falls External
Relations Committee,
2009-2011

 

Faculty Advisor, UW-River Falls Women’s Rugby Club, 2009-2011

 

Community Learning Faculty, iRock First-Year Experience, UW-River Falls, Spring
2011

 

Department
of Geography and Earth Science, UW-La Crosse

 

GIS Faculty Search Committee, Spring 2012

 

Climatologist Faculty
Search Committee, Spring 2012

 

Library Liaison, December 2011-present

 

Instructional Academic
Staff Search Committee, 2011

 

 

PEER REVIEWER FOR…

CRC
Press (Book Proposal) – 2011                   Cartographic
Perspectives –
2010,11,12, 13

Applied Geography – 2011                                                        Future
Internet –
2011

Annals of the AAG – 2010                                                          Political
Geography –
2006

Journal of Maps – 2012, 13                                                       Polymath – 2013

Nomad Press Book (Book Proof Review) – 2013        Guilford
Press (Book Proof Review) – 2013

 

 

FREELANCE CARTOGRAPHY WORK

 

Android
App Developer, UFO Sightings Map,
Free on the Android Market, December
2010

 

Cartographer,
UW-River Falls Interactive Campus Map,
Fall 2008

 

Cartographer,
Northwest Area Foundation (NWAF), Horizons
Communities of NWAF

 

Map
Publications: Introductory Reader in
Human Geography,
ed. Moseley, Lanegran, et al.,
Blackwell, 2007; Nuer-American Passages: Globalizing Sudanese Migration,
Dianna Shandy, University of Florida Press, 2007; Introduction to Geopolitics, Colin
Flint, Routledge, 2005

 

CERTIFICATES, TRAINING & LANGUAGES

 

D2L (Desire to Learn) FUSION Conference
Participation (2010)

FUSION
Educators’ Conference,
Chicago,
Illinois

 

Center for Spatially Integrated Social
Sciences (2003)

National Population Science and GIS Workshop, Penn
State University

 

Certified
in Hungarian (2005)

Intermediate-Advanced, University of Debrecen Language School, Budapest, Hungary

 

Certified
in Hungarian (1998)

Level B out of D, European Consortium of Languages
(ECL)

 

Intermediate German (2004), University of Minnesota

 

SOFTWARE & PROGRAMMING KNOWLEDGE

                                                                              

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop,
Dreamweaver, and Flash; SPSS; Atlas.t/i; ActionScript
3.0; CSS; JavaScript; jQuery; ESRI ArcGIS; Global
Mapper; SketchUp; Avenza Mapublisher;
and mobile application development with Adobe AIR

 

OVERSEAS STUDY & FIELD WORK

 

Budapest, Hungary, May
– August 2005, Doctoral Field Work

Pécs, Hungary, 1997 – 1998, Janus Pannonius University

Miskolc, Hungary, 1993
– 1994, American Field Service (AFS)

Beijing, China, 1991, #55
Middle School

 

STUDENT ADVISING & PROMOTION

 

Moriearty, Patrick. (2012). Honorable
Mention
in the Association of American Geographers and
National Geographic Undergraduate and Masters Student Map Competition.

 

Bodennar, Zachary. (2011). First Place in
the Student Interactive Narrative Map Competition for “Japanese
Imperialism in Asia,” North American Cartographic Information Society.

 

Moody, Andrew. Intern at National Geographic Society, Spring 2010.

 

Berker, Mehmet. (2008). Best Student Map for “The Great War
in East Africa,” North American Cartographic
Information Society.

 

Cullen, Adam. (2008). Alternate Fulbright Award, Estonia.

 

 

 

 

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