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[Photo]: Karen Frederickson Comer

Karen Frederickson Comer

Campus Address: 1200 Waterway
Phone: 317-274-2296
Fax: 317-278-1830
Email: kfrederi@iupui.edu


Director, Collaborative Research, The Polis Center


B.Sc. (Geography) McGill Univ.(Quebec, Canada) 1988
(Pre-masters Landscape Architecture) University of Manitoba (Canada) 1990
M.L.A. Univ. of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) 1994

Academic Interests

Public health applications of geographic information systems/science, community information systems


Sigma Lambda Alpha International Honor Society of Landscape Architecture;
First Place, Professional Graduate Research, National ASLA Design Competition:


National and international conference presentations on the development of Web- and GIS-based community information systems and electronic atlases.


IU Representative on Indianapolis Mapping and Geographic Infrastructure System (IMAGIS) Board, 2001 - present;
Co-Chair of Standards and Recommendations Committee, Indiana GIS Initiative (INGISI), 2003 - 2004;
Member of the Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC), 2001 -2004;
Chair of the Interoperability Work Group for the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, 2000 - 2002.

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