University of Pittsburgh
M.A. History, 2006
Western Carolina University
B.A. History, 2002
Minors: Geography, Sociology
Appalachian State University
Joe Hurley is a Data Services and GIS librarian and a Librarian Assistant Professor in the University Library. He works on several interdisciplinary research projects, led the NEH funded Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s-1990s digital project and is currently leading The Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Growth through Aerial Imagery and Demographic Data, 1940s to Present digital project. Joe Hurley’s research interests include historical GIS, zoning, urban renewal, and land use and built environment change.
- “Atlanta’s Parking Problem Revisited”, Atlanta Studies, August 18, 2015.
- “Atlanta’s War on Density.” Atlanta Studies, February, 2016.
- “Developing a Digital Map Collection for Research and Teaching: The ‘Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s – 1990s’ Collection.” Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, Vol. 9, 2013: 44-68.