Joan Pederson

Chicago, IL

Professional, current: Product development in educational publishing both web-based and in print, particularly atlases, maps, globes, and interactive curriculum programs; head of editorial team.

Academic: Geography (fluvial geomorphology in particular; Quaternary studies, geomorphology, climate, soils, GIS, cartography in general).

Other experience and interests: Post-secondary instructor (geography, geology), arts administrator (music, theatre), geoarchaeologist (Greece); extensive travel in the U.S. and Canada, occasional travel elsewhere, historical geography and historical geology of the United States, choral music, Chicago and Pacific Northwest sports, geography, and history.