I'm currently a lab manager at the Visual Thinking Lab with Steve Franconeri at Northwestern University. My research interests are data visualization, human computer interaction, and decision making.
I have a dual B.A. in Psychology and Information Technology & Informatics from Rutgers University. I worked with Eileen Kowler as a research assistant studying data visualizaion, and decision making.
What are word clouds used for, and what is a better way to design a word cloud? In collaboration with Dr. Marti Hearst
How do different types of data visualization affect the influence of Confirmation Bias? In collaboration with Cindy Xiong.
Technology is useful - how can it help us make more sustainable decisions?
I'm organizing the science demos and demo volunteers for the Science Cocktail Party, the Illinois Science Council's annual fundraiser.