Will C. van den Hoonaard is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He has written a number of books on a large variety of topics. One of his latest books, Map Worlds: A History of Women in Cartography was the subject of an interview in National Geographic. Born in the Netherlands, he has also lived, studied or worked in France, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Iceland. He was Alternate Representative of the Bahá'í International Community at the United Nations in New York.