Ania Korsunska

Ph.D. Student
akorsuns@syr.edu
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Overview

Ania Korsunska is a fourth year PhD student at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool). She holds a M.A. from the University of Chicago in the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) with a concentration on medical sociology and has completed two years of PhD coursework at Temple University in the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication. She has previously worked as a researcher assistant in the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), a medical device user-experience researcher at GfK and as a medical editor at the health communication agency Discovery USA (now called Razorfish Health). During her time at Temple University she also worked at the Digital Scholarship Center (now called the Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio).

Updated CV and research blog at https://www.aniakorsunska.com/

Research

Ania’s research interests focus on understanding and improving medical research by designing tools to help foster better data aggregation and evaluation of scientific evidence, as well as faster scientific collaboration. She is specifically interested in helping scientists in the immunology and antimicrobials spaces, addressing the rising issue of antibiotic resistant bacteria and immune disorders.

Personal

Ania practices yoga, and is currently learning partner acrobatics with her husband, who is a PhD candidate at Temple University’s Political Science Department. She is also an enthusiastic backyard gardener, corgi mom and DIY home renovator.