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Merrick Lex Berman


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PO Box 426028, Cambridge, MA 02142

Academic and Job Experience:

  • Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis, Web Services Manager & GIS Specialist, 2013-present
  • Harvard China Historical GIS, Project Manager, 2001-2012
  • 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:

  • Moving Geodata to The Web Oct 2014 [New York]
    supported by Arthur P. Sloan Grant to New York Public Library
  • World Historical Gazetteer Sep 2014 [Univ of Pittsburgh]
    supported by NEH Grant to World History Center
  • Workshop on Historical GIS 2014 [Kyoto, Japan]
    supported by Ritsumeikan University
  • Historical GIS Training Workshop 2012 [Riyadh, Saudi Arabia]
    supported by King Abdulaziz Foundation
  • 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
  • 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

Technical Persuasions:

  • Bootstrap 3
  • QGIS
  • Leaflet
  • Drupal
  • Wordpress
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • ArcGIS & MapInfo
  • MS Office Applications
  • Photoshop, Gimp
  • Audacity

Websites:

Hobbies:

  • Bicycling
  • Science Fiction
  • Illustration
  • Buddhist Meditation

Totem:

  • Frog