Tsering Wangyal Shawa

Geographic Information Systems Librarian

Tsering Wangyal Shawa has been the GIS and Map Librarian at Princeton since 1998. He has widespread experience in selecting, creating, and analyzing geospatial data, and has in-depth knowledge on how to create, analyze and preserve paper and digital maps. He holds degrees in the areas of library science, education, geography, and cartography. He was born in Tibet and has lived and taught geography and cartography to high school in India, Nepal, Kenya, and undergraduate students at the University of Juba, Sudan. At present he teaches a GIS course titled “GIS for Public Policy” at Woodrow Wilson School.
Office Location:
226 Peter B. Lewis Library
email: shawatw@princeton.edu Phone Number: 609-258-6804

Selector Subject Areas:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Maps

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