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Nicholas Diakopoulos is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication at Northwestern University where he is Director of the Computational Journalism Lab (CJL). He is also a Tow Fellow at Columbia University School of Journalism as well as Associate Professor II at the University of Bergen Department of Information Science and Media Studies. His research is in computational and data journalism with emphasis on algorithmic accountability and social computing in the news. 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. Nick can be contacted via email at nad@umd.edu, and is online at @ndiakopoulos and http://www.nickdiakopoulos.com

See his CV for the full run-down.

Nick also works as a consultant from time to time and is happy to discuss a range of research, design, or data projects. He mostly takes on work where he can apply his expertise in computational and data journalism, social computing, data visualization, and user-experience design. You can find out more on his blog, or contact him here.