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Josiah Blackwell-Lipkind

Consultant, US

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Josiah speaks English, French and Spanish, and his background includes training in writing, research and economics as well as a growing skillset using GIS tools (geographic information system). 

In addition to his passion for labor economics and 20th-Century philosophy, Josiah has a keen interest in spatial analysis, transportation and what shapes urban landscapes. He has worked for Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center, where he helped georeference historic maps with ArcMap, a tool to view, edit, create and analyze geospatial data. Josiah also used GIS to perform research on historic changes to impervious land in Providence, Rhode Island. 

Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Philosophy, Brown University  

3 fun facts:

  • Grew up one mile from Hartford, Connecticut, where a president first made a public appearance in a car (Theodore Roosevelt rode in an electric vehicle made in Hartford) 
  • Favorite tourist activity in a new city is taking the subway 
  • Visited the Louvre one hour before it closed for the pandemic while studying abroad in Paris 

Contact Josiah

P: +1-860-461-6002