Matt Rosenberg

  • Award-winning professional geographer
  • Author of two books on geography


Matt Rosenberg is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He covered geography for ThoughtCo for 18 years. He was an adjunct professor of geography at California State University, Sacramento, a city planning and GIS intern for local government, and a newspaper columnist and has been featured on PBS and NPR. He has conducted many interviews about geographical topics for television, radio, and newspapers. He was director of emergency services for the American Red Cross and served on more than two dozen major disaster relief operations around the United States. He has traveled widely across North America and has visited or studied in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He is a member of the  and the .


Matt Rosenberg holds a bachelor's degree in geography from the  and a master's degree in geography from . 


  • "" (Barnes & Noble, 2004)
  • "" (Three Rivers Press, 2002)



  • Excellence in Media Award, National Council for Geographic Education, October 2006

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