Diana S. Sinton is the Executive Director of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), a non-profit organization that supports a community of practice around geographic information science (GI Science) research and teaching in higher education. Her 20-year professional career has focused on education through digital mapping, and geographic literacy. As an adjunct associate professor at Cornell University (New York), she teaches courses in spatial analysis and geographic information systems (GIS). Previously, she was the Director of Spatial Curriculum and Research at the University of Redlands (California), where she designed and taught within the Spatial Literacy for Educators’ Curriculum & Instruction program, a Master’s degree and graduate certificate targeted to teachers acquiring skills of geographic literacy. Prior to that, she was the GIS Program Director for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. Her book publications include The People’s Guide to Spatial Thinking and Understanding Place: GIS and Mapping across the Curriculum. Diana has degrees from Middlebury College (BA) and Oregon State University (MS, PhD).