Celestia Ohrazda

Celestia OhrazdaInformation Design Specialist,


Celestia Ohrazda is a researcher and designer who works across multiple projects at the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Her experience and research interest focus on accessibility and usability of web-based technologies and the adoption of innovations specifically media-rich technologies. She has been instrumental in research concentrating on access to and the design of learning technologies for individuals from diverse cultural and ability backgrounds. Her experience as a designer and producer of web-based technologies, coupled with her experience as a researcher, provide her with a unique perspective as a scholar who brings multiple methodologies to bear on the design, dissemination, and evaluation of technology driven interventions.

In 2009 she joined the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) as web developer, instructional designer, research assistant, and survey manager. Her primary responsibilities include the design and development of the BBI’s primary and subsidiary websites; support of distance learning technologies; design and evaluation of survey instrumentation; and the creation and assurance of accessible electronic products.