Academic Projects

Center for Material Culture Studies Website Usability Report

For this assignment, I conducted a usability study of the website for the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware. I wrote a report of my results and made recommendations for improving the website

Human-Animal Pairings in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

For this assignment, I looked at the human-animal pairings in Harry Potter and argued that J.K. Rowling uses them to represent the darker sides of her characters.

Mock Business Proposal

For this assignment, I was asked to write a proposal for the disposal and sale of fly ash at a fictional company. The proposal was written to the Department of Natural Resources.

Recommendations for the 2012 Obama Campaign

For this assignment, I examined the strengths and weaknesses of the 2008 Obama campaign and made recommendations on what the campaign should and should not do in the 2012 election cycle.

Sarcoma Foundation of America Website Analysis

For this assignment, I analyzed the Sarcoma Foundation of America website in terms of how effectively it serves primary and secondary site users. I made suggestions for a website redesign based on the needs of these users.

Solvatten Water Purifier Brochure

For this assignment, I worked with another student to create a brochure for distribution to relief workers in Haiti. The guide explains important information about the water purifier.