University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Geography

Lecturer - Pete Young

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Pete Young


M.A. in Geography, University of Vermont, 1997

  • Watson Foundation Fellow, Independent study in Latin America,(Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Chile) 1988-89
  • B.A. in Government (Phi Beta Kappa), St. Lawrence University, 1988
Currently teaching:

To be announced

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Pete Young is an applied geographer who has extensive experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. Currently, in addition to teaching at UVM, Pete is working three-quarter time as the Vermont Department of Health's GIS Manager. Previously, Pete had provided GIS consulting services during 7 years to the health department to help build GIS capacity and to address a variety of public health issues.

His other current and past consulting clients include the Orton Family Foundation, John Snow Inc., the Boston Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, PlaceWays, Clough Harbour & Associates, Wilbur Smith Associates, and Champlain Valley AHEC. Pete’s consulting work between 2000 - 2012 focused on public health and community planning. He has also regularly trained and supported clients using GIS technology for similar purposes. His primary tools include the ArcGIS GIS platform and add-on tools, such as CommunityViz.