Situ Research - Researcher/Developer
A mapmaker working in the public interest, Dan Miller has a background in cultural geography, GIS, data analysis, and cartographic design. Dan’s work focuses on spatial analysis for social justice and narratives of spatial experience. Working both digitally and physically, Dan is interested in building tools for spatial storytelling and participatory mapping for community empowerment. Dan has taught urban and environmental sociology at Queens College CUNY with emphasis on fieldwork and embodied research methods. His academic and visual work is carried out alongside social practice in cooking, craft, and collective living.
Dan holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Geography and German from Middlebury College. In his current role at SITU Research, he conducts research, generates visualizations, and performs frontend development for Spatial Practice as Evidence and Advocacy (SPEA) projects.