Max Lisnic

Research Intern

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Max is doing a summer internship with Tableau Research and is working on topics related to dashboard text authoring support. He is a PhD student at the University of Utah working with Alex Lex and Marina Kogan.He is interested in research on enhancing people’s understanding (and reducing their misunderstanding) of data and visualizations. More specifically, his dissertation focuses on studying and designing interventions against attempts to use data visualizations to support misinformation. Outside the lab, he primarily spends his time running, skiing, and exploring other ways to enjoy the fantastic outdoors in Salt Lake City.


  • Visualization Framing
  • Visualization Literacy