Dr. Anthony C. Robinson is an assistant professor of geography and director of Online Geospatial Education at Penn State. He leads Penn State's online GIS Certificate and Master of Geographic Information Systems programs. He is also assistant director for the GeoVISTA Center. Dr. Robinson is a cartographer who designs and evaluates geovisualization tools to improve geographic information utility and usability. He has worked in epidemiology, crisis management, national security, and education domains to develop and evaluate new methods for visualizing spatial data.