Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami (UM). He is also the director of the visualization program at UM’s Center for Computational Science. He has been head of information graphics at news publications in Spain and Brazil. He is the author of How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information (2019), The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (2016) and The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (2013). Cairo currently consults with companies and institutions like Google and the Congressional Budget Office, and has provided visualization training to the European Union, Eurostat, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Army National Guard, and many others. He lives in Miami, Florida.
Knight Chair in Visual Journalism
University of Miami