Anna Baglione

Peter and Crisler Quick Jefferson Fellow
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
B.S. Ohio State Univ Columbus (2016)
M.S. Indiana University (2018)
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Systems and Information Engineering


Anna Baglione is a graduate student in systems and information engineering at U.Va. where she is working with Dr. Laura Barnes with a focus on mental health and computing. Anna received her B.S. in computer science and engineering from Ohio State University, and her M.S. in informatics from Indiana University. While working with Drs. Patrick Shih and James Clawson at IU, Anna focused on how grieving individuals use technology throughout the bereavement journey. The team presented their paper “Modern Bereavement: A Model for Complicated Grief in the Digital Age” at CHI 2018 (Human-Computer Interaction) in Montreal. More recently, she was an author on the paper “SocialText: A Framework for Understanding the Relationship Between Digital Communication Patterns and Mental Health” (Mendu et al. 2019).

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