Wendy came to Harvard in 2006 as the Director of GIS Research Services for the newly established Center for Geographic Analysis. Prior to that, she managed professional services at a GIS consulting firm in Washington; headed the geospatial information technology department for a multinational forestry corporation; and supervised GIS teams in a Florida government agency. Wendy has a Ph.D. in ecology and GIS; a M.A. and M.S. in geography and resource management, and a B.S. in biology. She taught GIS in various universities, including the Harvard Extension School.