Cheryl Knott

Cheryl Knott

GIS Analyst

As the GIS Analyst for BNIA-JFI, Cheryl Knott’s primary responsibilities revolve around processing, aggregating, analyzing, and maintaining BNIA-JFI’s numerous spatial datasets. She also works to produce customized thematic map and data products for clients and provides training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping and community-based indicators.

Cheryl received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Geography and Environmental Systems and a certification in Cartography in 2007. She received her Master’s degree in Applied Sociology from UMBC in 2013, where her work focused on quantitative research methods and social inequality.

Her research interests include the relationships between crime and the built environment in Baltimore City as well as developing new indicators for measuring crime risk at the neighborhood level.


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