Ann Danylkiw has a BA in International Relations with a minor in Economics from Simmons College, and has completed coursework for (though does not hold) an MSc in Finance and Development Economics at the School for Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She studied economics at the master’s level with the intention of being a journalist.
She is currently a PhD student at Goldsmiths College, University of London Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurialism.
Her PhD research is Web-based interactive-film: implications for learning. It touches on the disciplines of interactive documentary, psychology, communication, ethnography, and non-linear, digital, interactive media. She's using the degree as a highly practical experience and has designed the first truly social video platform.
Ann has studied several foreign languages-- Spanish, French, German, and Arabic-- but speaks none fluently.
Ann’s general interests include economics, finance, Web history, biological psychology, civil engineering, gender conceptualization and feminisms, social responsibility in media, communication norms, and filmmaking.
Her private interests include reading particularly geeky books, modern Jane Austen fiction, modern art, and drama. She is becoming an expert vegetarian cook.
Her (current) obsessions are spiced hot-coco, oatcakes, El Naturalista shoes, tracking down the best vegetarian restaurant in town, and teaching herself to code.
And she is an ardent believer in using parentheses, and that the best people are a bit mad.
Ann has lived briefly in Geneva, Amman, San Francisco, and Berlin and visited South Africa, Syria, Brazil, and Denmark, and at different points in her life has been a resident of both Chicago and Boston. She is a legal and taxpaying resident of Birnamwood (see Wausau), Wisconsin.
She resides in London with a very small and very annoying little white dog.