Joshua Stevens is an author and the cartographic editor of Maps.com. He is an award-winning cartographer who has researched, taught, and published within the domains of cartography and Earth science for more than a decade. Joshua comes to Maps.com after leading the cartography and visualization efforts of NASA's Earth Observatory for eight years. He pursued a PhD in Geography as an NSF IGERT Fellow in Big Data Social Science at The Pennsylvania State University. He also earned an MS in Geography and a BS in Geographic Information Science at Michigan State University.