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About Kelly

Katherine “Kelly” Wright is a Master’s Student in the GIST Program at the University of Southern California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin, 2004.

Kelly works as an intern at the Ohio Department of Transportation in the Office of Technical Services, performance-testing new data and software releases in Ohio’s traffic information management system, TIMS

Kelly has begun work on her thesis designing a mobile app and Web GIS as an eradication strategy of the Chigoe flea in sub-Saharan Africa.

As a member of the Association of American Geographers, Kelly will be presenting her paper entitled Tactical Eradication of the Chigoe Flea in Rural Kenya: Modeling GIS as a Strategic Management System at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Fransisco and the International Geography and Urban Health Symposium March 29-April 2, 2016.

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Education

University Major Dates
USC logoUniversity of Southern California M.S. Candidate GIST December 2016
UT Austin Logo University of Texas at Austin B.A. Geography 2001-2004
OSU Logo The Ohio State University Studies in Molecular Genetics 1998-2001