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Thomas Thayer

MA Candidate, Research Associate

Thomas' research interests are broad and encompass urban geography, urban planning and design, economics, and politics. Using GIS, Thomas' research focuses on examining the walkability of Canadian CMAs, including issues of data creation and quality, and associations with active and public transportation usage. Thomas is currently employed with the City of London as a GIS Technician.

Educational Background

  • BA (Hons.), Geography - Urban Development Program, University of Western Ontario (2012)
  • BAA, Integrated Land Planning, Fanshawe College (2008)
  • Diploma (2yr), Urban and Regional Planning Technologies, Fanshawe College (2005)


  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Design
  • GIS
  • Walkability
  • Statistics