Maggi Kelly

Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
UC Berkeley

Faculty Director
Geospatial Innovation Facility

Director, Informatics and GIS Statewide Program
UC Divison of Agricultural and Natural Resources

Maggi Kelly is the Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist at UC Berkeley. A Berkeley native, she grew up and attended high schoool at Berkeley High. Later graduating from UC Berkeley where she received her B.A. in Geography, then went on to University of North Carolina for her M.A. in Geography, and finally a Ph.D in Geography from the University of Colorado. Maggi has been working in the mapping sciences for over 20 years. She works in a range of systems in California to answer questions about how and why California landscapes are changing, using a range of geospatial techniques — remote sensing, object-based image analysis, geospatial modeling, LiDAR analysis, participatory webGIS, and field methods. She is Faculty Director of the Geospatial Innovation Facility and Director of the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources' Statewide Program in Informatics and GIS.