Ryan Mattke (he/him)

Co-Director & Project Manager

Ryan Mattke is one of the co-founders of Mapping Prejudice. He is the Map & Geospatial Information Librarian and Head of the John R. Borchert Map Library at the University of Minnesota, as well as Adjunct Faculty in the Masters of Geographic Information Science program. Born and raised in Green Bay, WI, Mattke has lived in Minneapolis for nearly 20 years and now considers himself a Minneapolitan and a Minnesotan.

Mattke holds a B.A. in English (Creative Writing) and a Masters of Geographic Information Science, both from the University of Minnesota. His areas of research interest include geospatial data access and discovery, increased access to library collections, and the history of Geographic Information Systems in Minnesota, as indicated by his published scholarship.

When he is not managing projects, poring over maps, or visualizing data he can be found reading, writing, paddling, hiking, climbing, gardening, or building canoes.

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