Cassandra Hansen, Adjunct Faculty

Cassandra Hansen, Ph.D., is an adjunct instructor for the JHU Geographic Information Systems program, teaching AS.430.612 Cartographic Design and Visualization. She is also an adjunct instructor at Green Mountain University, Shasta College and College of the Siskiyous. Dr. Hansen teaches Mapping Science, Environmental Science, Physical Geography, Cartography and Mountain Meteorology.

Hansen has been teaching college-level classes for the past 12 years. She prides herself on being able to share the excitement of mapping with her students in the classroom and online. She earned her Ph.D. and M.S. at the University of Nevada, Reno focusing on Atmospheric Rivers and Extreme Snowfall Events. She completed her GIS certification and undergraduate degree at Humboldt State University where she found her true passion for Cartography and translating complicated information into cartographically pleasing visualization resources. Hansen’s unique background has taken her around the country helping with the collection of data and database infrastructure for the creation of dynamic field maps used on wildfires for damage assessment.

When she is not teaching, Hansen is working with clients as a GIS consultant. She enjoys hiking and skiing with her family.

Hansen’s JHU email is chanse11@jhu.edu.

Cassandra Hansen, Adjunct Faculty