Committee of Geographical Sciences Lecturers

Kevin Credit, Ph.D.

Lecturer and Assistant Director for Urban Informatics, Center for Spatial Data Science

Kevin Credit is a Lecturer and the Assistant Director for Urban Informatics at the Center for Spatial Data Science. Kevin’s work is broadly interested in better understanding how planning policy influences sustainable economic development outcomes, such as entrepreneurship. His dissertation research looks specifically at the impact of public transit investments on the spatial distribution of new businesses, as well as the relationship between walkable land use patterns (including elements such as block size, density, and land use diversity) and business sales volume.

kevin credit

Marynia Kolak, Ph.D.

Lecturer and Assistant Director for Health Informatics, Center for Spatial Data Science

Marynia A. Kolak is a Lecturer and the Assistant Director for Health Informatics at the Center. She investigates issues of equity across space and time using applied spatial econometrics and statistics with policy-driven, systems-integrating solutions. Her current research intersects domains of food access, public health, and housing.

Marynia Kolak