• Information Visualization


Marilyn received an PhD from the UW in 2013. Her dissertation was about How Scientists Learn to Communicate Visually. She currently teaches visual communication and works for the UW Sustainability Office.


  • Ph D, Information Science, University of Washington, 2013

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    A vision for information visualization in information science (2011)
    Proceedings of the 2011 iConference, Page 531-537 Authors: Marilyn Ostergren, Jeffery Hemsley, Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Shawn Walker
  • Conference Paper
    The Value of Visual Elements in Web Search
    SIGIR ’10, Geneva, Switzerland, July 19-23, 2010 Authors: Marilyn Ostergren, S-Y. Yu, Efthimis Efthimiadis