Jason Young

Jason is a senior research scientist at the Technology & Social Change (TASCHA) Group at the University of Washington (UW) Information School. He has a PhD from the Department of Geography at UW, where his NSF-funded research examined the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) by indigenous peoples in the Canadian Arctic. Previous roles include teaching geospatial technologies for the Department of Geography, and data visualization for the UW Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology. Jason also has also collaborated on research with federal organizations including the USGS, the Army Geospatial Agency, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His research interests broadly include digital geographies, indigenous knowledge systems, knowledge politics, participatory research design, and geovisualization.