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Barbara Trapido-Lurie

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Research Professional Emerita
Biography: 

Barbara Trapido-Lurie's work includes the realms of cartographic design, geographic information technologies, and career development. She retired in June 2021.

As a research professional at ASU, Trapido-Lurie supported faculty and graduate student research by creating and advising on design and production of publication-quality maps and other graphics. She also taught undergraduate coursework in cartographic design and basic geographic information technology. She provided support to the Arizona Geographic Alliance in its initiatives to foster K-12 geographic education.

In addition, she advised students on preparing for internships and careers in geography and urban planning, and taught the school's undergraduate and master's level internship courses. She also organized career fairs and helped disseminate information about internship and employment opportunities.

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Education: 

1987 - M.A. (Geography) University of Hawaii
1977 - B.A. (Art) Pomona College

Research Interests: 

Cartographic design, cartography for children, geographic information fundamentals

Publications: 
  • Georgescu, M., W. Chow, Z. Wang, A. Brazel, B. Trapido-Lurie, M. Roth, V. Benson-Lira (2015), Prioritizing urban sustainability solutions: coordinated approaches must incorporate scale-dependent built environment induced effects, Environmental Research Letters, 10 061001, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/6/061001.
  • Michael Kuby, Canfei Hei, Barbara Trapido-Lurie, Nicholas Moore (2011), The Changing Structure of Energy Supply, Demand, and CO2 Emissions in China. Annals of the Association of American Geographers .
  • William C. Mahaney, Michael W. Milner, Barbara Kapran, Pierre Tricart, Stephane Schwartz, Rene W. Barendregt, David H. Krinsley, Ronald I. Dorn, Barbara Trapido-Lurie, Sal Boccia, Rana N.S. Sodhi, Volli Kalm, and Roelf Beukens (2008), Historical Archaeology of the Hannibalic Invasion of Italia: Technical Applications. Technical Briefs In Historical Archaeology
  • Ekiss, Gale, Trapido-Lurie, Barbara (2006), Stars, Squiggles and Humps: Arizona Geographic Alliance's Adventures into Children's Cartography.
  • Ronald Dorn, B Ramakrishna, J Douglass, G Ekiss, Barbara Trapido-Lurie, M Comeaux, R Mings, R Eden, C Davis, E Hinde (2005), Learning geography promotes learning math: Results and implications of Arizona's GeoMath Grade K-9 Program. Journal of Geography.
  • E Wentz, Barbara Trapido-Lurie (2001), Structured College Internships in Geographic Education. Journal of Geography.
  • Gale Ekiss, Barbara Trapido-Lurie, Judy Phillips, Elizabeth Hinde (2007), The World in Spatial Terms: A Primer for Primary Teachers in Mapmaking and Map Reading. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 20 2 7-9.
Research Activity: 
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 499Individualized Instruction
GIS 584Internship
PUP 584Internship
PUP 684Internship
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GIS 584Internship
PUP 584Internship
PUP 684Internship
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Cartography&Georepresentation
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Cartography&Georepresentation
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
GIS 584Internship
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Cartography&Georepresentation
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
GIS 684Internship
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 499Individualized Instruction
PUP 584Internship
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Intro Cartography/Georepresent
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
GIS 584Internship
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Intro Cartography/Georepresent
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GIS 341Intro Cartography/Georepresent
PUP 484Internship
GPH 484Internship
GIS 484Internship
GCU 484Internship
PUP 584Internship
Presentations: 
  • Ekiss, Gale, Trapido-Lurie, Barbara, Ekiss, Gale, Trapido-Lurie, Barbara, Ekiss, Gale, Trapido-Lurie, Barbara. Stars, Squiggles and Humps: Arizona Geographic Alliance's Adventures into Children's Cartography. Symposium of the Commission on Geographical Education of the International Geographical Union (Jun 2006).
  • Trapido-Lurie, Barbara, Ekiss, Gale. GeoLiteracy and GeoMath: Ventures into Children's Cartography. Annual Meeting of North American Cartographic Information Society (Oct 2005).
  • Trapido-Lurie, Barbara. Cartographic Design using ArcGIS. Cartographic and Design Services group, Salt River Project
  • Trapido-Lurie, Barbara. Cartographic Activities at Arizona State University. Annual Meeting, North American Cartographic Information Society
  • Trapido-Lurie, Barbara. Unscrambling the Jumble: Map Projections and Coordinate Systems. Arizona Association of Crime Analysts monthly meeting
Honors / Awards: 

2009 - Friend of the Arizona Geographic Alliance

Service: 
  • CLAS Dean’s Academic Professional Advisory Council, Member (2010 - Present)
  • University Promotion and Continuing Appointment Review Committee, member (2008 - 2010)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Member (2008 - 2009)
  • University Promotion and Continuing Appointment Review Committee, Chair (2007 - 2008)
  • CLAS Dean's Academic Professional Advisory Council, Chair (2005 - 2007)
  • Ad hoc group, Proposal for University-wide Promotion and Continuing Appointment Committee, Chair (2006 - 2006)
  • Committee on Academic Professional Status (CAPS), Chair (2004 - 2006)
  • Selection Advisory Committee - Map/GIS Librarian/Archivist, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Geography of Phoenix, Created 76 illustrations (2005 - 2005)
  • NCGE 2004 Major Countries Outline Map Masters, Cartographic editor (2005 - 2005)
  • NCGE 2004 World and Regional Outline Map Masters, Cartographic editor (2005 - 2005)
  • Program Review Self-Study Committee, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Committee on Academic Professional Status (CAPS), Member (2003 - 2004)