Forrest J. Bowlick

Lecturer, ECo and Geosciences
MS Geography- GIST Concentration Graduate Program Director
Geography Program Co-head
geography education
260 Morrill Science Center
PhD, Geography, Texas A&M University, 2016
MS, Geography, University of Idaho, 2012
BA, Geography – GIS, University of Northern Colorado, 2010
Research Interests: 

Forrest’s research investigates how students learn GIS, especially in the growing field of CyberGIS. Through analysis of curriculum and instruction in GIS, Forrest aims to build an evidence-based understanding of how GIS programs function, and what knowledge, skills, and practices make up the GIS degree. He has additional research interest in geography education, geography in higher education, resources of the elements, and tropical glaciers. 

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Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200

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