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Stephen Metts (M.A. Clark University) possesses over eight years of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and planning experience in both urban and regional contexts. He is the founding principal of Geospex, a GIS consultancy specializing in cartographic design, spatial analysis and mapping applications. He has worked with a diverse group of organizations, firms and city agencies ranging internationally with Engineers Without Borders to domestically with New York City’s planning department (NYCDCP) and housing authority (NYCHA). Metts was a founding Co-Director of OnRamp Arts, an award-winning non-profit digital arts organization fostering collaborative projects with underserved communities, architects and artists in Los Angeles. As an adjunct faculty within the Graduate Program in International Affairs, he teaches a hands-on approach to geospatial technologies for international crisis, development and the environment. He has also taught and developed GIS-related curriculum at Parsons the New School for Design, LaGuardia College and Clark University.