In my work I use critical theory as a lens for understanding the intersection of design and technology within the field of Information Visualization. With a less than “traditional” background in Labor Relations, Cognitive Science, and Economics, I am inspired by the intersections across disciplines and interrogating the differences (and similarities) that matter.
I am currently
a PhD student at the University of Utah’s School of Computing, working with Miriah Meyer at the Visualization Design Lab. getting my Masters at the University of Utah’s School of Computing, and will be continuing my PhD at Linköping University in Sweden with Miriah Meyer.
Growing up the got milk? ads were so clever, so fun, and plus I loved milk, so naturally, when I started using dairy-ya as the “phonetic” spelling of my name, I couldn’t help but add a got to the front and turn it into my online persona.