A sociologist, researcher of urban life and city planning at the Center for Urban History. A graduate of the History Department, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and postgraduate program at the Institute of Sociology of NASU. Participant in international and Ukrainian research projects, tutor at summer schools and informal education programs. Lives and works in Lviv.
Leads the Urban Media Archive's "Urban Stories" and conducts research "Urban Experts and Changing Cities: Reshaping Professional Field (1970s-2010s)" within the "Planned Urbanity in Socialism and Beyond" focus. Natalia was a tutor and later coordinator of the Urban Summer Schools "Visions and Experiences" (2015-17), on behalf of her institution she was involved in the organization of Urban Summer school "Open Form" (Lublin-Szumin-Warsaw, 2018).
Her areas of academic interests include methodology and methods of sociological research, oral history, projective methods, urban sociology, spatial and social transformations after the state socialism.