iSchool Directory

Jessica Hullman

CV Assistant Professor
jhullman@uw.edu
Mary Gates Hall 310C
Phone: 206-685-9902

Specialization

  • Data Science
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Visualization

Education

  • Ph D, Information (Visualization), University of Michigan School of Information, 2013
  • MS, Information (Information Analysis & Retrieval), University of Michigan School of Information, 2008
  • MFA, Writing and Poetics, Prose Concentration, Naropa University, 2006
  • BA, Comparative Studies in Religion, The Ohio State University, 2003

Awards

  • NSF CRII Award - NSF, 2016
  • Google Faculty Award - Google Research, 2015
  • Tableau Software Postdoctoral Fellow (Inaugural) - University of California Berkeley, Computer Science, 2014
  • Gary M. Olson Outstanding PhD Student - University of Michigan, School of Information, 2013
  • Rackham Centennial Award Merit Scholar - University of Michigan, Rackham Graduate School, 2012
  • Honorable Mention for Best Paper - IEEE InfoVis, 2011
  • Naropa 'Secret Attic' Faculty's Choice Best Master's Thesis Award - Naropa University, 2006

Publications and Contributions

Presentations

  • What every statistics undergraduate should know about visualizing data (2017)
    World Statistics Conference 2017 - Marrakech, Morocco
  • Critical Visualization (2016)
    IEEE InfoVis 2016 - Baltimore, MD
  • Data-Driven Storytelling (2016)
    Dagstuhl Seminars - Wadern, Saarland, Germany
  • How Can We Improve Empirical Research on Understanding Visual Information? (2016)
    IEEE InfoVis 2016 - Baltimore, MD
  • The Art and Science of Data Visualization (2016)
    eScience Institute - Seattle, WA
  • The Visual Uncertainty Experience (2016)
    OpenVis - Boston, MA
  • Using Storytelling Patterns to Make Data Relatable (2016)
    Tapestry Conference - Estes Park, CO
  • Visualization Tools to Improve Reasoning with Data (2016)
    Microsoft Research - New York, NY
  • Making Sense of Scales With a Database of Measurements (2015)
    DUB seminar, University of Washington (iSchool, CSE, & HCDE) - Seattle, WA
  • Uncertainty Visualization (2015)
    NSF sponsored graduate seminar on Hazard Mapping, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • Anticipating Context in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Adobe Research - San Francisco, CA
  • Anticipating Context in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Tableau Software - Seattle, WA
  • Tools for Understanding and Repurposing Visualized Data (2014)
    Tableau Software - Seattle, WA
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Dept. of Computer Science, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Dept. of Computer Science, University of Colorado - Boulder, CO
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Dept. of Computer Science, Stanford - Palo Alto, CA
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    Dept. of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego - San Diego, CA
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    School of Information, University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • Understanding and Supporting Trade-offs in Designing Visualizations for Communication (2014)
    School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech - Atlanta, GA
  • Social and Contextual Visualizations (2013)
    Gale Cengage Learning - Farmington, MI
  • Understanding and Automating Complex Visualization Design Processes (2013)
    Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
  • Desirable Difficulties in Graphical Displays (2012)
    American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Cognitive Processes in Comprehension of Visual Representation: Art, Diagrams, Graphs, and Models symposium - Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Letting the Data (and People) Speak: Visualization as Communication & Analysis (2012)
    Tableau Software - Seattle, WA
  • Visualization as Communication & Analysis (2012)
    DUB seminar, University of Washington (iSchool, CSE, & HCDE) - Seattle, WA
  • Implications of the Crowd in Collaborative Visual Analytics (2011)
    HCI Lab, Dept. of Computer Science, Tufts University - Cambridge, MA
  • Presenting Social Information Online: Evidence of Effects on Visual Judgments (2011)
    IBM Collaborative User Experience (CUE) Research Group, T.J. Watson Research Center - Cambridge, MA
  • Visual Stories: Adapting Narratology for InfoVis (2010)
    Featured Information Research Student Talks (FIRST), School of Information, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Visual Texts: Adapting Narratology for Information Visualization (2010)
    IEEE InfoVis 2010, Telling Stories with Data workshop - Salt Lake City, UT