384 Science Hall
550 North Park St.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
Howard was appointed State Cartographer in September, 2009. His previous positions include Director of Geographic Information Services at Rand McNally, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Assistant Professor of Geography at Kent State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Santa Barbara in 1991.
Howard’s interests include print and Web cartography, data development and GIS-based analysis and processing, and emerging applications of geospatial technology.