Education

Masters in Information Visualization, December 2016
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, May 2009
Minor in Marketing from Kogod School of Business
American University, Washington, DC


Speaking and Teaching

MICA, guest lecturer - Information Design class, 2019

Chicago Data Viz Community, Why Data Viz Needs a Style Guide, 2019

University of Michigan, Data Visualization for Research Scientists, 2018

University of Michigan, Web Presence Panel, 2018

Ignite UX Michigan, Make Data Viz Easy, 2018

MICA, guest lecturer - Information Design class, 2018

Universal Service Administrative Co., Why Data Viz Needs a Style Guide, 2017

Open Vis Conf, Why Data Vis Needs a Style Guide, 2017

ISL, Making Meaningful Data Visualization, 2016

DataViz DC, Data Journalism Standards, 2014

American University, Data Visualization + Design, 2014

Data Science DC, Untangling the Webs of Immigration Lobbying, 2013


Featured Visualizations and Awards

Information is Beautiful, Silver in Unusual for DayDohViz, 2018

Flowing Data, Visualizations using Play-Doh, 2018

Visualising Data, 10 Significant Visualisation Developments: January To June 2018 for DayDohViz, 2018

Information is Beautiful, Rising Star: Silver, 2017

Information is Beautiful, Shortlist for fiftythirtytwenty, 2017

Visualising Data, Best of the Visualisation Web for fiftythirtytwenty, 2017

Visualising Data, Best of the Visualisation Web for My Life Through Data, 2017

Tapestry Conference, project demo for fiftythirtytwenty, 2017

ADCMW Annual Show, Gold for OpenStates website design, 2013


Writing

Data Visualization Society, What are Data Visualization Style Guidelines?, 2019

Data Visualization Society, Wedding Data Viz: How We Designed for Feelings, 2019

Data Visualization Society, Data Visualization Society Logo: Behind the Scenes, 2019

storytelling with data, accessible data viz is better data viz, 2018

Depict Data Studio, #DayDohViz: Play-Doh as a Tool for Data Visualization, 2018



Judge

Tableau Iron Viz, Global qualifier - Agriculture, 2019