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National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for the Nomination of the Taytu Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
My research goal for the final project of the preservation documentation course (HP611) was to provide information to support the nomination of a historical site in Ethiopia as a national landmark, according to the United ...
Housing Solutions: Found Architecture, the Vernacular, and the Bungalow for Washington’s Teachers’ Homes
“Housing Solutions: Found Architecture, the Vernacular, and the Bungalow for Washington’s Teachers’ Homes” was a challenging project because it researched a debate about school architecture that circulated primarily between ...
The Rose: or Affection’s Gift for 1847: History, Culture and Society as Relating to the American Gift Book
For the final project in ART 382: The Art and History of the Book, I was required to write an essay based on original research I completed on a book from Goucher’s Special Collections and Archives. What intrigued me about ...
The Chernobyl disaster: Implications for the Soviet Union and glasnost
My research focused on the origins and development of the Soviet nuclear power industry, how the Soviet Union’s political climate in the 1980’s shaped the reaction to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and how environmental ...
From the Lab to the Dorm Room: Metacognitive Awareness and Use of Spaced Study
Numerous laboratory studies have demonstrated the long-term memory benefits of studying material in multiple distributed sessions as opposed to one massed session, given an identical amount of overall study time (i.e., the ...