Elli is a UX Researcher at UXPressia. Her research aims at discovering how UXPressia can better fit the needs of applied researchers in the fields of User Experience and other groups of users. She is passionate about explaining the value of research in plain language and advocating for applied research in the business environment. Elli transitioned to IT from academia.
She is a PHD Candidate (ABD) in Cultural Anthropology at the European University at St. Petersburg. Prior to becoming a UX Researcher, Elli conducted extensive fieldwork in the South Caucasus where she studied such topics as nationalism and diaspora.