Jennifer Whytlaw, Ph.D., GISP, is a GIS Manager in the EAC Group at the Bloustein School. Her work is focused on the development and use of GIS tools and applications as components to environmental, health, resilience and transportation planning projects. Jennifer’s research focuses on the complexities of the human-environment dimension and how environmental hazard events influence personal understanding of vulnerabilities in communities. Jennifer’s research utilizes quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches involving analytical tools and analyses as well as engagement with practitioners and stakeholders. Prior to joining Bloustein in 2009, Jennifer worked in the fields of maritime safety, environmental policy and planning, and environmental engineering. She received her Doctorate in Geography from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, a Master of Science Degree in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Political Science from Albright College. She is a member of MAC URISA, the NJ Geospatial Forum, and a member of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association (NHMA).