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Chris Upchurch

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Chris Upchurch

Senior Planner II

P: ​316.268.4457
F: 316.268.4390
CUpchurch@wichita.gov​

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Chris joined WAMPO in 2014. He handles work involving our performance measures, modeling, and data initiatives, and contributes his extensive expertise with GIS.

Before joining our team, Chris worked as a Geography professor at the University of South Carolina where he taught courses in GIS, transportation, and statistics, as well as conducting research on urban transportation planning, transit, and alternative fuels.

He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Geography from Arizona State University. He earned his PhD, also in Geography, from the University of Utah. Chris is also a certified GIS Professional.

Chris enjoys travel (he visited all 50 states by the time he was fourteen years old), reading, and the outdoors.​