Tara Krueger

Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Fellow in the Humanities

20052006 Forum on Word and Image

Tara Krueger

Urban Studies, History of Science

College '06


Maps have universal appeal: almost anyone regardless of education, language, background, or interest can recognize and read them. We trust maps to be correct. But what happens when a map lies or bends the truth? How far can computer-based mapping technologies expose those distortions, and with what consequences?