Chris Bunin

Chris Bunin teaches A.P. Human Geography, ESOL History, and Geospatial Technologies at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, Virginia.  During the past decade he has been focused on creating data sets and authentic instructional resources that leverage geospatial technologies in the social studies classroom.  His projects have included: “The Virginia Experiment” Teaching American History Project; the “America on the World Stage” Teaching American History Project; the iSTEM Teacher Scholars Program: An Applied Geospatial Curriculum for Middle Schools; the “Transatlantic Teacher Scholars: Change Over Time and Place in the Meuse-­Argonne American Cemetery”; and the award winning workbook Jamestown to Appomattox: Mapping US History using GIS (Carte Diem Press).  A recipient of the National Council for Geography Education’s Distinguished Teacher Achievement and DAR History Teacher of the Year, he is also Assistant Professor of Geography at Piedmont Virginia Community College and co-chairs the Geospatial Technologies Committee for the Virginia Geographic Alliance.