GIS Lab Manager & Associate Director-
Center for Spatial Analysis & Research (CSAR)
Office Hours: Stop by or by appointment
MS Geography Portland State University (2004)
GIS Professional Certification # 91651, (2015)
Applied GIS, map design, cultural geography, natural resource management
GEOG 4/588 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 4/592 GIS Applications
GEOG 4/584 Cartographic Applications of GIS
GEOG 4/585 Map Design and Production
GEOG 380 Maps and Geographic Information
GEOG 399 Maps and Society
GEOG 4/565 Tuscany: Sustainability in City and Country
Recent Presentations and Publications
Hunter Shobe and David Banis, “Cartographies of Geographic Imagination: The Cultural Atlas” presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2016.
Rossitza Wooster, David Banis, and Ayesha Khalid (2016). A geographic view of expansion choices by U.S. firms in China. International Trade Journal Vol. 30 Issue 1, p33-58.
David Banis and Hunter Shobe gave an invited talk at the University of Oregon Library Faculty Forum about their book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas. March 2, 2016
Todd Stephenson, David Banis, Kyle Lempinen, Katey Bisso, and Whit Sheard, “Circumpolar Arctic Marine Synthesis:
Identifying Important Marine Areas and Conservation Gaps”; presented at Arctic Frontiers: Industry and Environment, Tromso, Norway, January 2016
Kevin Donohue, David Banis, and Rossitza Wooster, "Mapping the Distribution of American Investment in Latin America from 1980-2005”; presented at the Southern Economic Association International Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2015.
The Atlas of Oregon Climate and Climate Change , a collaboration of C-GEO and CSAR, was published online in November 2015. Author: Teresa Bulman, Chief Cartographer: David Banis
David Banis and Hunter Shobe (October 2015). Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas, Sasquatch Books, Seattle WA.
Chris Grant, David Banis, and Don Pettit, "Standardized Symbologies for the Oregon Incident Response Information System", Portland Cartography Symposium. November 2015
David Banis and Hunter Shobe gave a Portland State of Mind talk about the making of their book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas. October 28, 2015
Alexa Todd and David Banis, "Analyzing Public Participation Data for Transportation Planning in the Mt. Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest", GIS in Action, Vancouver, WA May 2015
David Banis and Hunter Shobe, "Music, Mental Maps, and Sense of Place: Methodology and Pedagogy", Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL April 2015
David Banis and Hunter Shobe, "Understanding Place Narratives: Making the Cultural Atlas of Portland", Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL April 2015
Megler, V., Banis, D., and Chang, H. (2014) Spatial Analysis of Graffiti in San Francisco. Applied Geography 54,
2015 John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teaching Award for Geography. This is his 3rd time winning this award.