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Michael Correll

Research Associate Professor

Michael Correll is an associate research professor at the Roux Institute with an appointment at Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Correll works in the areas of data visualization, data ethics, and HCI. Correll’s research focuses on understanding how to ethically, accurately, and responsibly communicate data. A particular focus of his recent work is deceptive or dangerous practices that can result in unethical or misleading uses of data.
Prior to the Roux, Correll was a research scientist at Tableau, where his work focused on understanding “folk” data practices, statistical graphics, and verification and testing regimes for visual analytics. Prior to Tableau, he was a post doc at the University of Washington Interactive Data Lab, working on uncertainty visualization and the communication of statistics to non-statistical audiences. He received his PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a BA from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with double majors in Computer Science and Philosophy.
Michael lives in Portland, where he writes, paints, and cooks.