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Micaella Penning

Micaella Penning

Professional title

Research Assistant

Bio

Micaella Penning, MA
Geospatial Analysis Center, University of Minnesota Duluth
1303 Ordean Court, Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 726-7466 kinzl011@d.umn.edu

EDUCATION
MA Publishing & Print Culture, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2013
BA Geography, International Studies, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2011
Master Mariner, United States Coast Guard, 2006

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016 – present: Instructor, GUESS Department, University of Minnesota Duluth
2011 – present: GIS Specialist/Research Assistant, Geospatial Analysis Center, University of Minnesota Duluth
2013 – present: Freelance Photographer
2010 – 2011: Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota Duluth
2010: Environmental Stewardship Liaison, Ocean Conservancy & Great Lakes Aquarium

AWARDS & HONORS
Funding from the Dean’s Excellence Fund for conference presentation, 2013, University of Minnesota Duluth
Honorable Mention, NACIS Student Dynamic Mapping Competition, 2012
First Place, University of Minnesota U-Spatial Symposium Poster Competition, Natural Resources category, 2012
Matti Kaups Scholarship, 2010, University of Minnesota Duluth
Catherine Cox Scholarship, 2010 & 2011, University of Minnesota Duluth
Dean’s List for Academic Excellence, 2009-2011, University of Minnesota Duluth

PRESENTATIONS
November 7, 2016: Hazus User Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, Visualizing Hazus Flood Analysis Results with Interactive Web Maps

October 27, 2016: Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, Visualizing Hazus Flood Analysis Results with Interactive Web Maps

October 20, 2016: North American Cartographic Information Society Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Implementing Clean, Consistent Cartography at a University-wide Scale

June 26, 2016: Esri Education GIS Conference, San Diego, California, Introducing Web Mapping to Writing and Journalism Classes at the University of Minnesota Duluth

November 19, 2015: Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers Conference, Moorhead, Minnesota, Visualization for Community Engagement in Flood Mitigation Planning

October 16, 2015: North American Cartographic Information Society Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Introducing Web Mapping to Writing Studies and Journalism Classes at the University of Minnesota Duluth

October 8, 2015: Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Conference, Duluth, Minnesota, Introducing Web Mapping to Writing Studies and Journalism Classes at the University of Minnesota Duluth

July 12, 2013: Locations of Austen conference, University of Hertfordshire, England, Pride and Prejudice and Longbourn: Creating a Sense of Setting in the 2005 Film Pride & Prejudice

PUBLICATIONS
“The Wilds of Northern Cambodia.” Northern Wilds August 2016: 54-56. Print.

“The Line of the Landscape: Iceland’s Southern Coast.” Northern Wilds February 2016: 42-43. Print.

“Stories in Glass.” Northern Sounds Winter 2016: 6-7. Print.

“Visualization for Community Engagement in Flood Mitigation Planning.” The Insider November 2015: 5-6. Print.

“Package Your Perfect Twin Ports Vacation.” Northern Sounds Summer 2015: 14-18. Print.

“Looking for Austen at the Queen Mother’s.” UMD GUESS Department Newsletter 2014: 6-7.

“Skating Two Island Lake.” Superior Outdoors Winter 2010: 19.

“Alone in the Land of the Falling Lakes.” Cook County News Herald 22 Feb. 2008: B6.

“Finding the unexpected in the Southwest.” Cook County News Herald 20 June 2008: A11.

Work samples