Lena Denis


  • MS in Library & Information Science, Simmons University, 2016
  • MA in History of Art, Courtauld Institue of Art, 2013
  • BA in Anthropology & History of Art, Johns Hopkins University, 2011

Selected Presentations

  • Thorsen, H., Denis, L., Fernsebner Eslao, C., McGee, M., and Folsom, S. (2019). “Wikidata and Libraries as Partners in Data Production, Organization, and Project Inspiration.” At WikidataCon 2019 in Berlin, Germany.
  • Denis, L. (2019). “Using Wikidata to Extract Cartographic Resources from Archival Collections.” At the International Cartographic Association Conference on Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage (ICA DACH) in Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Denis, L. (2019). “A Fine and Fertile Country: How America Mapped Its Meals.” At the Mapping (In)justice Symposium in New York, NY.
  • Denis, L. (2019). “Bound Images as Linked Open Data: Examples from the Work of Erwin J. Raisz.” At the From Sovereign Map to Bound Image workshop in Providence, RI.
  • Weimer, D. and Denis, L. (2018). “Harvard’s Public Library: What the Birth of the Harvard Map Collection Can Tell Us about the Changing Meanings of Library Collections.” At the American Philosophical Society’s Past, Present, and Future of Libraries conference in Philadelphia, PA.

Selected Publications

Bonnie Wittstadt


Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
Master of Science in Library & Information Science, Drexel University, 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, Johns Hopkins University, 2005

Courses teaching/taught

Applied GIS in Public Health

Professional memberships/activities

GIS Certification Institute, GISP
Women in GIS