The Information Science Graduate Student Association (ISGSA) consists of a number of positions that provide IS grad students with representation and involvement in academic activities at both the department and university levels. The ISGSA also strives to encourage balance between academic and social life by promoting socialization among graduate students through sponsorship of professional and recreational events.


Co-Presidents: Roz Thalken (Ithaca), Alexandra Bremers (Tech Campus)

Vice President: Farhana Shahid (Ithaca)

Treasurer: Mehrnaz Sabet (Ithaca) 

Department Representation

Admission Representatives: Aspen Russell (Ithaca), Mina Chen (Ithaca), Jenny Fu (Ithaca), Yiran Zhao (Tech)

Hiring Representative: Ilan Mandel (Tech), Swati Mishra (Ithaca)

Cornell Tech Liason: Open

University Representation

GPSA Representative: Kimberly Williamson (Ithaca)

Coordination & Event Planning

Social Chair: Joy Ming

IS Seminar/Colloquium Coordinator: Maria Antoniak and Jen Liu  (both Ithaca)

Broadening Participation Representatives: Anna Evtushenko and Johan Michalove (both Ithaca)


Staff Support Person

Barbara Woske

Graduate Field Assistant
522 Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853