Cary Anderson, Lecturer
435 Earth and Engineering Sciences
The Dutton e-Education Institute
Department of Geography
Penn State University
State College, PA

MS Geography, Penn State University
BA Geography, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Academic Experience
Lecturer, Dept. of Geography, Fall 2018-present
Teaching Assistant, Dr. Cindy Brewer, Spring 2018
Teaching Assistant, Dr. Cindy Brewer, Fall 2017
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Cindy Brewer, Spring 2017
Research Assistant, Dr. Anthony Robinson, Fall 2016

Professional Experience
Cartography Technician, Garmin International, 2014-2016

Leadership Experience
Graduate Officer, Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG), 2017-2018
President and Co-Founder, University at Buffalo Club Swimming, 2011-2014
Orientation Leader, University at Buffalo, Summer 2013

Anderson, C.L. (2019) Quantifying Emotion: Survey Methods and Sentiment Analysis in Cartographic Design Research. International Cartographic Conference (ICC). Tokyo, Japan, July 15th-20th. (accepted)

Anderson, C.L. (2018) Your Users Are Not Geographers—and other lessons from building a campus map for everyone. Penn State GIS Day. University Park, P.A., November 13th, 2018.

Anderson, C.L. (2018) Making Happy(er) Maps: Leveraging Affective Color Congruence in Thematic Map Design. North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). Norfolk, V.A., October 18th-19th.

Anderson, C.L. (2018) Color Me Calm: The Influence of Affectively Congruent Color Assignments in Categorical Mapping. American Association of Geographers (AAG). New Orleans, L.A., United States, April 10th-14th.

Anderson, C.L. (2018) Map Happy: Emotive Color Connotations in Cartographic Design. Penn State Geography Coffee Hour Lecture Series. University Park, P.A., United States, March 16th.

Anderson, C.L. (2017) Adding Context to Colors in Categorical Mapping. North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). Montréal, Canada, October 10th-13th.

Anderson, C.L. (2017) The Sum of Which Parts? An Approach for Representing Composite Index Maps. International Cartographic Conference (ICC). Washington, D.C., United States, July 2nd-7th.

Anderson, C.L. (2017) Dimensions of Well-Being: Challenges in Representing Composite Indices on Maps. American Association of Geographers (AAG). Boston, M.A., United States, April 5th-9th.

1st Place, AAG Cartography Specialty Group Illustrated Paper Competition – April 2018
CaGIS President’s Award for Meritorious Student Service – July 2017
SUNY Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Outstanding Senior Award, Geography – May 2014