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Julia Siemer

Acting Department Head; Associate Professor; Coordinator, BGISc program
PhD (Potsdam)

Office: CL 329
Phone: 306-585-4405

Research interests

  • Thematic cartography
  • visualization in geographic information systems
  • atlas cartography

Dr. Siemer specializes in digital cartography and geographic information systems (GIS). Before joining the University of Regina, she has held positions as cartographer in publishing houses in Germany and Switzerland. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in cartography, GIS, and geography at University of Potsdam, University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany, and the University of Regina. Prior to accepting a position with the University of Regina she was the map editor and chief cartographer of the GIS-based Demographic Atlas of Albania. Her current research interests include cultural mapping, cartographic visualization of population distribution, and thematic mapping techniques.