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Justin M. Madron

Associate Director, Digital Scholarship Lab

Instructor, Professional Education

  • Profile

    Justin Madron is the Digital Scholarship Lab’s GIS Project Manager & Analyst. He manages all processes involving the production and organization of spatial data used in the Digital Scholarship Lab’s work. His focus is on data management and historical interactive mapping techniques. He is an adjunct lecturer for the Department of Geography and teaches courses in GIS, Design, and Geovisualization. He is also the Program Specialist/Instructor of the School of Professional Studies GIS Certificate Program at the University of Richmond.

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    • Awards

      The International Cartographic Association and International Map Industry Association Recognition of Excellence in Cartography Award, 2021

      Southern Journey: The Migrations of the American South, 1790-2010 was selected out of more 350 map projects they determined best exhibited excellence in all aspects of map design and cartographic production.

      Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History, 2019

      This prize is awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.

      Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities – Honorable Mention, 2019

      This annual award recognizes excellent work at the intersection of American Studies and Digital Humanities.

    • Certifications

      Mini-MBA (Business Administration & Management) - Robins School of Business, University of Richmond

      ArcGIS Desktop Entry Certification - Esri

  • Selected Publications

    Ayers, E., Madron, J., and Ayers, N. (2020). Southern journey: The migrations of the American South, 1790-2020. Louisiana State Univerity Press.

    Ayers, E. L. (2018). The thin light of freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the heart of America (J. Madron, cartographer). W. W. Norton.

    Journal Articles

    Madron, J. M. (2016). Re-creating part of Richmond’s past. ArcUser, 19(1), 36-37. Retrieved from http://www.esri.com/esri-news/arcuser/winter-2016/recreating-part-of-richmonds-past  

    Book Chapters

    Madron, J., et al. (2019). Rethinking resources in our national battlefields. In T. Lookingbill & P. Smallwood (Eds.), Collateral values: The natural capital created by landscapes of war (pp. 17-36). Springer International Publishing.

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