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ANNA MARSHALL-BAKER

Department Chair
Associate Professor 
Undergraduate Coordinator

anna_marshallbaker@uncg.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D., 1991
Developmental Psychology . Virginia Tech
M.S., 1986
Interior Design . Virginia Tech
B.A., 1977
Art . Longwood College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001 - Present
Associate Professor . Interior Architecture
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

1992 - 2001
Assistant/Associate Professor . Interior Design
Department of Near Environments . Virginia Tech

1991 - 1992
Coordinator
New River Valley Early Intervention Council

PUBLICATIONS

Marshall-Baker, A., Vaught, D., Buechler, B., & Eddens, P. (2002). A well-designed physical environment improves infant outcomes. Conference Syllabus for the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant. Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Schofield-Tomschin, S., & Marshall-Baker, A. (2001, November) Tactile and visual stimuli in Alzheimer's care units: Incorporating quilts in the living environment. Conference Proceedings of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Kansas City, MO.http://www.itaaonline.org/index2.html.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2001). Distinction of a profession: Legislative Issues regarding interior design. Proceedings of the South/East Regional Conference of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 86-87). Atlanta.

Marshall-Baker, A. & Schofield-Tomschin, S. (2001). Quilting long-term care facilities. Proceedings of the South/East Regional Conference of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 65-68). Atlanta.

Park-Gates, S. Marshall-Baker, A., Bowker, J.E., Cross, L., Germana, J. & Sawyers, J.K. (2001). Effects of group interactive brainstorming on creativity. Proceedings of the South/East Regional Conference of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 10-14). Atlanta.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2000). Reformulating Interior Design. Celebrate ! Interior design education. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 87-88). Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1999). Elaborating a theoretical framework for interior design. Looking forward….looking back: Proceedings of the South/East Regional Conference (pp. 1-3). Philadelphia.

Scott-Webber, L., & Marshall-Baker, A. (1998). Two contrasting approaches to urban accessibility for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Journal of Urban Technology, 5, 1-15.

Marshall-Baker, A., Lickliter, R.E., & Cooper, R.P. (1998). Prolonged exposure to a visual pattern may promote behavioral organization in preterm infants. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 12, 50-62.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1997). A critical role for design concept in a critical care facility. Teaching Generation Next: Proceedings of the East/South Regional IDEC (pp. 36-42). Pittsburgh.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1997). Infant incubators: Development of an inefficient design. Abstracts of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Conference on the Development of the High-Risk Infant (p. 37). Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Jones, L., & Marshall-Baker, A. (1997). Universal design: Success stories and challenges--A multi-perspective dialog.International Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of IDEC (pp. 88 - 89). Cincinnati.

Wiedegreen, E.A., Marshall-Baker, A., & Beamish, J.O. (1997). Using universal design as a core college issue. International Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of IDEC (p. 90 - 91). Cincinnati.

INVITED ADDRESSES AND PRESENTATIONS

Professional Audience

Marshall-Baker, A. (2000, November). Designing interior design. Issues Forum: the presidents and presidents-elect of the 7 major interior design organizations, New York.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1998, July). Creating developmentally appropriate physical environments. Neonatal Intensive Care Research Symposium at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina.

Student and Faculty Audience

Marshall-Baker, A. (2002, February). Modeling Interior Design. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2001, February). Interior Design: What is it? What should it be? What can it be? Spring 2001 Lecture Series, School of Architecture, University of SW Louisiana. Lafayette, Louisiana.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1999, March). You can't create a healthy environment without integrating psychology and design. Period. Keynote Speaker at the 3rd Annual Virginia Collegiate Psychology Conference. Blacksburg, Virginia.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1998, April). Design of neonatal intensive care units. Invited Speaker, Architecture Lecture Series, Department of Architecture, Virginia Tech.

Marshall-Baker, A. (1998, February). Applying psychology to design: Health in the neonatal environment. Invited Speaker, Psychological Sciences Colloquium Series, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech.

SPONSERED RESEARCH AND GRANTS

Schofield-Tomschin, S. & Marshall-Baker, A. (2000). Tactile and visual stimuli in Alzheimer's care units: Incorporating quilts in the living environment. Virginia Center on Aging: 1 year, $15000.

Marshall-Baker, A., Bowker, J., & Rodriguez-Cami, H. (1998). Lois Gottlieb: Continuing the legacy of Frank LLoyd Wright. Women and Minority Artists and Scholars Lecture Series. Office of the Provost, deans' offices of the colleges of Human Resources & Education and Architecture & Urban Studies: 1 year, $1000.

Marshall-Baker, A. & Wiedegreen, E.A. (1998). History of study. College of Human Resources and Education: single event, $300.

Marshall-Baker, A., Scott-Webber, L., & Wildman, T. (1997). Evaluating effective teaching and learning environments. College of Human Resources and Education Collaboration Grants: 1 year, $5150.

Bowker, J. & Marshall-Baker, A.(1997). Funding for "Knoll Spirit: Design Excellence", a planned exhibit in Wallace Hall Gallery (15 October - 7 November). College of Human Resources and Education: 1 year, $1000.

Marshall-Baker, A., & Scott-Webber, L. (1997). Designing effective teaching and learning environments: An interdisciplinary charrette. Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Mini-Grant: single event, $604.

CONSULTING

New Hanover Regional Hospital, Wilmington, North Carolina, (January 2001 - October 2002)
Designer of record for the renovation of 10,000 sq ft neonatal intensive care unit and supporting areas. Project involves programming of three user groups (infants, families, medical personnel), design work, and coordinating with the in-house architectural staff. $100,000 project.

Carilion Patient Environment Research, Roanoke, Virginia, (January 2001)
Develop research protocols as a member of a team of architects and medical personnel to design patient-centered rooms for children.

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

Marshall-Baker, A., Bowker, J., & Rodriguez-Cami, H. (1998). Lois Gottlieb: Continuing the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright, a show featuring the work of a residential designer who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright. (Wallace Hall Gallery, 16 March - 3 April 1998).

Marshall-Baker, A., & Wiedegreen, E.A. (1998). The History of Study: Recognizing 125 years of learning at Virginia Tech, a show acknowledging Tech's 125th year through classroom design. (Wallace Hall Gallery, 19 January - 6 March 1998).

Bowker, J.T., & Marshall-Baker, A., Co-Curators (1997, October). The Knoll Spirit: Design Excellence, a show of contemporary chair design by Knoll, Inc., a premier manufacturer of furniture for 75 years. (Wallace Hall Gallery, 15 October - 7 November), Virginia Tech.

Marshall-Baker, A., Curator, & Bliznakov, M., Assistant Curator (1997, March). Contributions of Women Architects to the Man-Made Environment, a show in Wallace Hall Gallery (17 March - 4 April 1997) that featured the work of 15 women who had contributed their collections of work to the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

First Place (2001); IDEC International Design Competition sponsored by BASF
IDEC South Regional Winners (2001)

Second Place (2000); IDEC International Design Competition sponsored by BASF
IDEC South Regional Winners (2000)

Accepted for Show (2000) Design on the Edge: Justin Smith
Accepted for Show (2000) Design on the Edge: Liz Clay

Third Place (1999) IIDA Washington Metro Chapter Student Design Charrette

Honorable Mention (1999) IIDA Washington Metro Chapter Student Design Charrette

Second Place (1999); IDEC International Design Competition sponsored by BASF

IDEC South Regional Winner (1999): Emily Tarbox
IDEC South Regional Winner (1999): Kathleen Grady

First Place (1997); Virginia Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Design Specialty Award

Best in Show (1997); IDEC International Design Competition sponsored by BASF
IDEC South Regional Winner (1996-1997)

PROFESSIONAL ARCHIVES

NatalU (2002 - )
Moderator, internet website for NICU Design

Recommended Standards Consensus Committee for Newborn Intensive Care Unit Design
(1999-present)

Interior Design Educators Council
(IDEC) (1992 - present)

International Archive for Women in Architecture
(IAWA) (1996 - 2000)

Editorial Boards
Journal of Computer-Aided Environmental Design and Education (JCAEDE): 1995 - 1999
Journal of Design Communication (JDC; formerly JCAEDE): 1999 - 2000

Reviewer of Manuscripts
Journal of Interior Design: 2001 - present
Journal of Computer-Aided Environmental Design and Education (JCADE): 1995 - 1999
Journal of Design Communication (JDC; formerly JCAEDE): 1999 - 2000
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences (JFCS): 1995 - 1998

 

 

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