Stephanie Rosoff
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning

Stephanie Rosoff is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a Regional & Community Outreach Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Rosoff previously worked at NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and as a Geographic Specialist at the U.S. Census Bureau. She received a B.A. in Geography at the University of Connecticut and a Master of Urban Planning at NYU Wagner.

Semester Course
Fall 2014 URPL-GP.2618.001 Geographic Systems and Analysis

Understanding geographic relationships between people, land use, and resources is fundamental to planning. Urban planners routinely use spatial analysis to inform decision-making. This course will introduce students to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a tool to analyze and visualize spatial data. The course will emphasize the core functions of GIS: map making, data management, and spatial analysis. Students will learn cartographic best practices, how to find and create spatial data, spatial analysis methodology, and how to approach problem solving from a geographic perspective. Throughout the course, students will build a portfolio of professional quality maps and data visualizations. 


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