Part-Time Lecturer Emily Fuhrman is a data artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work explores critical approaches to creating beauty and meaning through information visualization. She has completed data-driven commissions for a range of clients, including Electric Objects and the Ace Hotel, while her interactive work has been acknowledged by WIRED, Scientific American, and the Columbia University Group for Experimental Methods in the Humanities. She currently works at Two Sigma and has taught data visualization at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. She completed her MA in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University GSAS in 2016, where she focused on the capacities of visual language to encode spatial information.