GIS Instructor and Lab Supervisor
GIS, cartography, geovisualization

Carnegie Hall, 110

Ashley Nepp is the GIS Lab Instructor and teaches the laboratory sections for introductory and advanced GIS. A lifelong Minnesotan, Ashley grew up in Duluth and Stillwater, and currently lives in Saint Paul. The daughter of two Macalester alumni, Ashley graduated from Macalester herself with a degree in geography before earning her Masters Degree in GIS from the University of Minnesota. Ashley’s academic and professional interests include mobile GIS, web mapping, geovisualization, and geovisual analytics. Before coming to work at Macalester, Ashley worked as a production cartographer at a local cartography firm specializing in retail and custom cartography. She has worked on many map publications including a line of free pocket maps and a Twin Cities street atlas.


      • GEOG 225 Introduction to GIS (Lecture)
      • GEOG 225L: Introduction to GIS (Lab)
      • GEOG 364L: GIS: Concepts and Applications (Lab)
      • GEOG 370: Advanced Cartography & GeoVisualization
      • GEOG 394: Cultural Atlas Production

    Links for Geography course syllabi can be found on our Course Syllabi page.