Sara Lynnore (nèe Dale)

Sara works with geospatial projects - which includes digital mapping, cartography, and geographic information system (GIS) applications. She assists with improving the quality of data created for research projects and exploring different methods of visualizing data.

Areas of Interest

  • Cartography and Cartographic Design
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Data Management, Visualization, and Infographics
  • Violin (Irish, bluegrass, classical, Norwegian hardanger) & Piano (classical)
  • Political Science (International politics)

Looking to experiment with some new technology for a course or consult on a digital assignment? I am the liaison contact for:

  • Asian Conversations
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Environmental Conversations
  • Environmental Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs Conversation
  • Science Conversation
  • Social Work and Family Studies
  • Sociology/Anthropology


  • BA in Liberal Arts from University of Wisconsin - River Falls: Major - Political Science, Minor - GIS, Music (2009)
  • MS in Geographic Information Systems (MSGIS) from St. Mary's University of Minnesota (2014)


I collaborated on a chapter of Engaging Undergraduates in Primary Source Research with Maggie Epstein, Stephanie Montgomery, and Jillian Sparks.

  • Materiality, Research, and Digital Interpretation: Annotating Daily Life in Medieval and Early Modern China 
    • Maglen Epstein, Sara Lynnore, Stephanie Montgomery, and Jillian Sparks