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Merrick Lex Berman


telephone: (617) 495-2451
PO Box 426028, Cambridge, MA 02142

Academic and Job Experience:

  • Harvard China Historical GIS, Project Manager, 2001-present
  • MIT Internet & Telecoms Convergence Consortium, Office Administrator, 1998-2000
  • Academia Sinica, Taiwan - Fulbright Scholar 1997-98 - Chinese Geography
  • UMASS - Amherst, M.A. Chinese Language 1998
  • U.S. Asia Environmental Partnership - Taipei 1998 - Analyst for U.S. DOC ISA
  • U.S. Asia Environmental Partnership - Washington D.C. 1997 - Program Associate
  • Language Village, Inashi, Nagano, Japan, 1994-95 English Teacher
  • Beijing Normal University - 1992-93 - English Teacher & Exchange Program Lead
  • UMASS - Amherst, B.A. Asian Languages 1992

Externally Funded Conference Participation:

  • 2nd Monies, Markets & Finance in East Asia Conference 2007 [Bochum, Germany]
    supported by Max Planck Institute & Tuebingen University
  • hist2006 Geschichte im Netz Conference 2006 [Berlin, Germany]
    supported by ClioOnline & Humboldt University Berlin
  • GeoHistory Network Conference 2005 [Philadelphia, PA]
    supported by Mellon Foundation & GeoHistory Network
  • Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative & Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Joint Meeting 2005 [Honolulu, Hawaii]
    supported by Henry Luce Foundation & Pacific Neighborhood Consortium
  • Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative & Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Joint Meeting 2002 [Osaka, Japan]
    supported by Pacific Neighborhood Consortium
  • Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative, Annual Meeting 2001 [Guadalajara, Mexico]
    supported by Harvard Asia Center

Guest Lectures:

  • CHGIS Spatio-Temporal Data Model and WEB 2.0, 8 Oct 2007 [Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin]
    Open Geographic Information Network Meeting
  • Integrating Time in GIS and Issues in Historical Modeling, 20 Apr 2006 [Harvard University]
    Spatial Analysis of Environmental and Social Systems, Engineering Sciences 103
  • Using CHGIS for Historical Research, 20 Jan 2006 [Harvard University]
    Harvard Yenching Institute Seminar Series
  • CHGIS for Reference Librarians, 7 May 2004 [Stanford University]
    Cecil H. Green Library, Social Sciences Resource Center
  • Demonstration of a Digital Gazetteer and Historical GIS for Japan, 4 March 2004 [Council of East Asian Librarians]
    Committee on Japanese Materials

Technical Persuasions:

  • Drupal
  • Wordpress
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • MapServer
  • OpenLayers
  • ArcGIS & MapInfo
  • GoogleEarth & KML
  • MS Office Applications
  • Photoshop, Gimp
  • Audacity

Websites:

Hobbies:

  • Bicycling
  • Science Fiction
  • Illustration
  • Buddhist Meditation

Totem:

  • Frog