Emily Bowe | Urban research & design

Emily is a researcher & designer with interests in maps, urban infrastructure, and data. By day, she is the Assistant Director of the Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library. She is a graduate of Parsons School of Design & the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is interested in using mapmaking and digital multimedia as a starting point for communities to plan for future growth and infrastructure projects. In her spare time, you might find her knitting, biking around Boston, or in a woodshop. 


Bowe, Emily, Erin Simmons, and Shannon Mattern. 2020. “Learning from Lines: Critical COVID Data Visualizations and the Quarantine Quotidian.” Big Data & Society 7 (2): 205395172093923. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951720939236.