Kenneth Field, PhD


Professional cartonerd 
Esri & International Cartographic Association

A Brit, Ken holds a Bachelors in cartography and a PhD in GIS. He's a former academic but, since 2011, he talks and writes about cartography, teaches and makes maps at Esri. He has presented, keynoted and published a lot. He blogs, tweets, is past Editor of The Cartographic Journal, and current Chair of the ICA Map Design Commission. He’s won some awards for maps, pedagogy and kitchen tile designs. He is author of the best-selling book CARTOGRAPHY and recently taught a cartography MOOC to over 35,000 people. He snowboards, drums, builds Lego and supports Nottingham Forest.


Mapping Death in Grand Canyon