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Jennifer Whytlaw

Rutgers University
Jennifer Whytlaw, PhD, GISP is a GIS Manager in the EAC Group at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. Her work is focused on the development and use of GIS tools and applications as components to environmental, health, resilience and transportation planning projects. Jennifer’s research focuses on the complexities of the human-environment dimension and how environmental hazard events influence personal understanding of vulnerabilities in communities. Jennifer’s research utilizes quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches involving analytical tools and analyses as well as engagement with practitioners and stakeholders. Prior to joining Bloustein in 2009, Jennifer worked in the fields of maritime safety, environmental policy and planning, and environmental engineering. She received a Doctorate in Geography from Rutgers University, a Master of Science Degree in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Political Science from Albright College.