Mapper since:
January 29, 2013

Studies: B.A.: City Univ. of New York; M.A., Ph.D. (1980) Political Science - State Univ. of New York at Buffalo.

1976-1982: Mannheim (DE) - Z.U.M.A.; Uni Mannheim (Assistant Prof.) . Political Science and Sociology

1982-2013: Florence (IT): European University Institute - Computing Services (ICT) Unit (Administrator)

2013: Retired: - resident in Mannheim. Studies at Uni Heidelberg (Geogr. Institut) - focus on cartography and geoinformatics

Since 2006: various projects for educational development in Larabanga, Ghana (

Since 2016: collaboration (volunteer) with CartONG (Chambéry, FR): currently (2017) member of board (

Current projects:

  1. Sustainable tourism development in Larabanga (
  2. Organization of Mapathons in Rhein-Neckar area (DE) with participation of recent immigrants to Germany (