2016 Master’s Thesis Grant Award Winners

The AAG Cartography Specialty Group is pleased to announce the winners of the Master’s Thesis Grant award:  Zihan Song, studying Map-based Visual Storytelling: An Assessment of Emerging Genres and Tropes, under the direction of Dr. Robert Roth at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kristen Vincent, studying The Role of Cartographic Interface Complexity on Spatial Decision-Making, under the direction of Dr. Robert Roth at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bill Limpisathian, for research on Towards ContrastBrewer: Evaluating visual contrast and hierarchy relations of cartographic features across multi-scale map displays, under the direction of Dr. Cynthia Brewer, Pennsylvania State University.
 
Each winner will receive $200 to be applied towards expenses relating to their thesis research.
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