Peter K Bol

Peter K Bol

Peter K Bol

Director

Peter is a Harvard College Professor and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. He led Harvard’s university-wide effort to establish support for geospatial analysis in teaching and research; in 2005 he was named the first director of the Center for Geographic Analysis. He also directs the China Historical Geographic Information Systems project, a collaboration between Harvard and Fudan University in Shanghai to create a GIS for 2000 years of Chinese history, and is involved in other projects aimed at enhancing digital information linkages between East Asian and Western scholars.

Email: pkbol[at]fas.harvard.edu

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