Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in GIS, Geospatial Big Data and Digital Geohumanities
University of Minnesota, 2012, PhD
University of Minnesota, MA
Duke University, BS


BERGMANN, L. and LALLY, N. 2020 ‘For geographical imagination systems’ Annals of the American Association of Geographers

SONG, Z., WANG, C. and BERGMANN, L. 2020 ‘China’s prefectural digital divide: Spatial analysis and multivariate determinants of ICT diffusion’ International Journal of Information Management



WALLACE, R., CHAVES, L. F., BERGMANN, L., AYRES, C., HOGERWERF, L., KOCK, R. and WALLACE, R. G. 2018 Clear-Cutting Disease Control: Capital-led deforestation, public health austerity, and vector-borne infection. Springer.

The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien. 2018 Special issue 62(1) on “Speculative and Constructively Critical GIS”, edited with J. Thatcher and D. O’Sullivan. Includes our editorial essay, 3 pp, entitled, “Speculative and constructively critical GIS.” 62(1): 4-6.

BERGMANN, L. and O’SULLIVAN, D. 2018 “Reimagining GIScience for relational spaces.” The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien. 62(1): 7-14. Part of a special issue on “Speculative and Constructively Critical GIS.”

O’SULLIVAN, D., BERGMANN, L. and THATCHER, J. 2018 “Spatiality, maps, and mathematics in critical human geography: toward a repetition with difference.” The Professional Geographer. 70(1): 129-139. Part of a focus section: “Critical Data, Critical Technology.”

BERGMANN, L. and MORRILL, R. 2018 “William Bunge: Radical Geographer (1928-2013).” Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 108(1): 291-300.



BERGMANN, L. 2017 “Towards economic geographies beyond the Nature-Society divide.” Geoforum. 85: 324-335. Part of the special issue: “Towards a political-industrial ecology.”

BERGMANN, L., O’SULLIVAN, D. 2017 “Computing with many spaces: Generalizing projections for the digital geohumanities and GIScience.” Proceedings of GeoHumanities’17: 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Geospatial Humanities, Los Angeles Area, CA, USA, November 7–10, 2017.



BERGMANN, L. 2016 “Toward speculative data: ‘Geographic information’ for situated knowledges, vibrant matter, and relational spaces.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 34(6): 971-989.

BERGMANN, L. and HOLMBERG, M. 2016 “Land in Motion.” Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 106(4): 932–956. doi:10.1080/24694452.2016.1145537

THATCHER, J., BERGMANN, L., and O’SULLIVAN, D. 2016 “Searching for Common Ground (Again).” Proceedings of GIScience 2016. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. September 27-30, 2016.

THATCHER, J., BERGMANN, L., RICKER, B., ROSE-REDWOOD, R., O’SULLIVAN, D., BARNES, T. J., BARNESMOORE, L. R., BELTZ IMAOKA, L., BURNS, R., CINNAMON, J., DALTON, C. M., DAVIS, C., DUNN, S., HARVEY, F., JUNG, J.-K., KERSTEN, E., KNIGGE, L., LALLY, N., LIN, W., MAHMOUDI, D., MARTIN, M., PAYNE, W., SHEIKH. A., SHELTON, T., SHEPPARD, E., STROTHER, C. W., TARR, A., WILSON, M. W. and YOUNG, J. C. 2016 “Revisiting critical GIS.” Environment and Planning A 48(5): 815-824  doi:10.1177/0308518X15622208

WALLACE, R. G., KOCK, R., BERGMANN, L., GILBERT, M., HOGERWERF, L., PITTIGLIO, C., MATTIOLI, R. and WALLACE, R. 2016 “Did Neoliberalizing West African Forests Produce a New Niche for Ebola?” International Journal of Health Services. 46(1): 149-165.




Winter 2020

GEOB370 Advanced Geographic Information Science Sections

Theoretical and practical aspects of Geographic Information Systems, including cartographic modelling, digital terrain models, management issues, and spatial interpolation.

Winter 2020

GEOB472 Research in Cartography Sections

Use of cartography in primary research applications. Discussion of contemporary topics in cognitive, social, and technical cartography and data visualization.