Giving Scale to an Immeasurable Loss

  • Purpose: This projects creates a different way to visualize the scale of loss of life in the COVID-19 pandemic in the US. It is a memorial for the 500,000 lives lost in the COVID-19 pandemic that places a 1:1 number of people in places around the US that people may know.
  • Role: Project Concept, Web app, Software engineering
  • Outcomes: Interactive web app
  • Context: Professional Work, academic context


All our US Covid Deaths is an interactive map-based site that I created with Susan Paykin. By placing people in places that are well-known public spaces around the country, it might make the scale of the pandemic real, tangible, and meanignful.

See the site at