Libby Bischof is Executive Director of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education at the University of Southern Maine, as well as a Professor of History, where she specializes in the land we now call Maine and visual culture, especially photography. She has written a variety of articles and books related to Maine, including Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015, with Susan Danly and Early Shettleworth, as well as Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940, the catalog for an exhibition she co-curated with Susan Danly at the PMA in 2011. At USM she teaches courses in the History of Maine, Maine Art, Photographing American History,19th century American History and Popular Culture, and Visualizing History. She also enjoys working with educators on teaching with maps, photographs, and active and experiential learning. She resides in Gorham with her family.