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[Photo]: Kevin John Mickey

Kevin John Mickey

Campus Address: 1200 Waterway Blvd, Suite 1200
Phone: 317-371-4479
Fax: (317)278-1830
Email: kmickey@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Website http://www.polis.iupui.edu/ Website
[Icon]: CV Curriculum Vitae


Director, Professional Development and Geospatial Technologies Education, The Polis Center; Instructor - SPEA


BA Geography, Indiana University, 1990; Master Environmental Planning, Indiana University, 2002


Over 25 years of consulting experience. For the past decade focused on the creation and application of geospatial tools and workflows for analyzing and mitigating social and economic risks associated with natural hazards.

Academic Interests

Geospatial Technologies; Geospatial Technologies Education; Natural hazard modeling


SPEA J520/V550/E529: Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety 23 practitioner courses developed for FEMA on natural hazard risk analysis, mitigation and communication.


Barbara Hirsch Special Service Award, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, October 2015; Graduate Adjunct Faculty Favorite Professor Award, SPEA, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, April 2015; Federal Emergency Management Agency Outstanding Hazus Education Award, August 2011


Mickey, K., Sparks, J., & Worrall, P. (2013). A distributed model for effective national geospatial data management or building a national data sharing infrastructure. Washington D.C: National Institute of Building Sciences, Multihazard Mitigation Council. “The Use of Hazus-MH and GIS for Emergency Management,” Emergency Management in Higher Education: Current Practices and Conversations, Public Risk Entity Institute, Jamie Mitchem, Tom Mueller, Kevin Mickey, June 2008. “Collaborating for Risk Reduction: Building GIS Partnerships for Universities and State and Local Emergency Management” Tsuinfo Alert, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Earth Resources on behalf of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, June 2006 “Collaborating for Risk Reduction: Building GIS Partnerships for Universities and State and Local Emergency Management” Natural Hazard Observer, January 2006


Current - Member, Board of Directors, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), September 2014 to September 2017; Chair, MultiHazard Mitigation Council, National Institute of Building Sciences, 2006-17; Chair, Education Committee, Indiana Geographic Information Council

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