Dr. Tulloch holds a B.S.L.A. from Kentucky; an M.L.A. from LSU; and a Ph.D. from Wisconsin. His teaching includes project-based regional design studios, a popular environmental planning course, and a variety of GIS courses.
David Tulloch’s scholarship is built around bridging between geospatial technologies and applications of these for the improvement of the built and natural landscapes. As a leader in geodesign he has been an active participant in the annual Geodesign Summits and published 2 papers on the topic. A passion for improved data for planning and design decisions is manifest in his active role in research in institutional GIS, public participatory GIS, and volunteered geographic information. With an eye towards applications, he is currently the geospatial leader on an RWJF and NIH-funded project at Rutgers CSHP investigating longitudinal relationships between childhood obesity urban food and physical activity environments.