Paul J. Doherty, Adjunct Faculty

Paul J. Doherty is an adjunct instructor for the JHU Geographic Information Systems program, teaching AS.430.621 GIS for Emergency Management.

He is a technical adviser to the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation (NAPSG) where he leads the development of standard operating guidelines, training curricula, and GIS technology integration projects for Search and Rescue. Prior to joining NAPSG, he was the technical lead for the Esri Disaster Response Program and a National Park Law Enforcement Ranger in Yosemite National Park. Much of Paul’s time is dedicated to improving on the use of geospatial information in Search and Rescue which was central to his PhD research. He has taught GIS courses at the University of Redlands and University of California, as well as in workshops for both professionals and volunteers, including FEMA Corps. Paul has a B.S. from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, an M.S. from Hofstra University, and a PhD from the University of California, Merced.

Paul’s JHU email is

Paul Doherty