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Bethany Cutts

Associate Professor

Engaging Communities with Participatory Modeling, Sustainability Solutions

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management


Bethany uses geospatial analytics to identify science-driven solutions to enhance the social, economic, and ecological well-being of communities, particularly through recognizing and ameliorating historical patterns of marginalization. She combines geographic information systems with social network analysis and innovative public participation methods to explore local and regional sustainability solutions in the context of global change. Her interests include participatory mapping, environmental justice, and geovisualization.

Bethany Cutts explains her research
Bethany works directly with communities to explore sustainability solutions using participatory mapping.


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