University of Calgary

Victoria Fast

  • Assistant Professor

Currently Teaching

 F2018 - GEOG 457 - Urban and Environmental GIS
LEC 1MWF 09:00 - 09:50
ES 342
 W2019 - GEOG 231 - Introduction to Geospatial Methods
LEC 1MWF 10:00 - 10:50
EDC 386
LAB 1T 11:00 - 13:50
ES 307
LAB 2T 14:00 - 16:50
ES 307
LAB 3R 14:00 - 16:50
ES 307
 W2019 - UBST 591 - Capstone in Urban Studies
LEC 1TR 11:00 - 12:15
ES 319
LAB 1F 08:00 - 10:50
ES 319

Research Profile

Victoria Fast is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary. Teaching in both the geography and urban studies program, Dr. Fast specializes in urban geographic information systems (GIS). In her research, Victoria employs web-based collaborative technologies, paired with public engagement, citizen science, and participatory GIS methods, to start conversations, build capacity, and strengthen resilience between government and citizens. Case study span crowdsourcing mental health and wellness resources, urban food assets, global educational resources, and wheelchair accessibility. Overall, Victoria is working to ensure that the advantages of the smart city do not leave those most in need behind.


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