Kristina Shiroma

Kristina Shiroma

PhD Student


Biography

Kristina Shiroma is a doctoral student researching how older adults share, search, and adopt information to make health decisions including end-of-life decision making. She is interested in information as it applies to cross-cultural gerontology and socio-cultural aspects of health in aging populations. During her Master's degree in Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University, she focused on older adults and reminiscence facilitated through information agencies. Her work includes archivist and grant writer for Collin County Historical Museum.

Degrees

B.A. in Literary Studies, summa cum laude, 2011, University of Texas at Dallas; M.L.I.S, 2017, Texas Woman's University

Areas Of Specialization

Cultural and Gender Aspects of Information
Health Informatics
Human Factors In Information Retrieval
Human Information Behavior

Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabus
2022SpringI 302Academic Success in the Digital University