GIS Coordinator, START
Joshua M. House is a GIS Coordinator serving as a Technical Lead and intern supervisor at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), where he manages and conducts analysis focused on licit/illicit transportation networks, risk assessment, and statistical spatial relationships. As the GIS coordinator, Joshua is part of a research team that works on projects such as European Architecture (EuroArch), Transportation of Illicit Trafficking (TransIT- PIT, Prometheus, and Odin), RN Deterrence, Capabilities Development Framework (CDF), and Probabilistic Pathway Projection to Counter Foreign Fighters. Joshua has an M.P.S. in Geospatial Information Science and a B.S. in Geographical Sciences from University of Maryland, College Park. His coursework focused on spatial analysis, spatial statistics, remote sensing, computer cartography, programing and scripting, and spatial modeling. Currently, Joshua is working with the Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT) division to further analyze the TransIT and Deterrence models, integrating socio-behavioral variables relevant to transnational smuggling and nuclear nonproliferation efforts, and finalizing the CDF web application for nationwide RN risk assessment.
- University of Maryland, M.P.S., Geospatial Information Science, 2015
- University of Maryland, B.S., Geographical Sciences, 2013
- Anne Arundel Community College, A.A., Geography, 2010
- Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Geography Honors Society, 2011-2013
- University of Maryland (START), GIS Coordinator, 2016 - present
- University of Maryland (START), GIS Analyst, 2013 - 2016