Warren Roberts is an assistant professor of geographic information system (GIS) practice and provides GIS-related support for students and faculty both at CGU and across the Claremont Colleges. Roberts has a master’s degree in landscape architecture and landscape planning from the University of Oregon and a bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He also taught at Cal Poly Pomona in the department of landscape architecture.
For the past 18 years, he has been building a successful GIS Certificate program at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, working closely with industry representatives to align education learning outcomes. He teaches introductory and intermediate GIS, environmental courses, cartography courses, and drone courses for public safety.
He has certificates in GIS teaching in crime analysis mapping (NIJ) and in incident (fire) command mapping (GIST) and is also FAA Part 107-certified. He has done extensive fieldwork throughout the world, including research in Costa Rica and environmental modeling in Malaysia to determine the effects of nest harvesting in the Gomantong Caves.