Nick Diakopoulos

Diakopoulos' research interests involve computational and data journalism and focus on algorithmic accountability, as well as automated data visualization storytelling and social interaction with data. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech where he co-founded the program in Computational Journalism. Before UMD, he worked as a researcher at Columbia University, Rutgers University, and CUNY studying the intersections of information science, innovation, and journalism.