Marie Holler’s research covers several topics, ranging from soil deposition in Southwest Lower Michigan to the placement of green roof technology in Chicago. She is now applying her Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills to economic research and regional economic development, and is undertaking a spatial analysis of businesses and residential areas of downtown Kalamazoo. Recent work includes labor force participation mapping of Region 8 of the Regional Prosperity Initiative, spatial analysis of career and technical education graduates, and mapping for Transportation for Greater Manchester. She received an M.Sc. in Applied GIS from The University of Sheffield in 2016. She earned her B.Sc. in Geography and Geographic Information Systems from Michigan State University in 2015.