Zachary Szczepaniak

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Zachary Szczepaniak
Job Title
Data Curator & GIS Librarian


Data Curator & GIS Librarian


Zach joined the Data Services team as the Data Curator & Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Librarian in 2023. He assists students, staff, and faculty in answering GIS and data-related questions as well as curating and depositing datasets in the Washington University Research Depository.

Zach holds a B.S. in Geoscience with an emphasis in GIS from Murray State University and an M.A. in Geography with a concentration in Urban-Regional Analysis from UNC Charlotte. Prior to joining WashU, Zach was a transportation planner and analyst for the Charlotte Area Transit System and a social researcher for the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute.