When we relate to those around us by understanding their back stories and their circumstances,
we improve the way we work the way we live
and the way we take care of one another.
The Sarajevo450 Project
The Sarajevo450 Project grew out of a transformative Fulbright experience at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. I confronted my ignorance and assumptions that had been fed by the media's narrow portrayal of Jewish and Muslim relationships. The purpose of the Sarajevo450 Project is to disrupt these assumptions and tell a longer, more accurate historical narrative about the historical relationships between people who hold these traditions dear.
Ethnography; contextual inquiry; informal interviews
Weeklong educational program in St. Louis with visiting artists from Sarajevo; website
Who eats at Bread Co?
Champaign-Urbana Safe Routes to School Project
$76K federal Safe Routes to School grant sought a modernized website to improve public access to grant programming, safety information, and reports
Evaluated former site using heuristics and industry standards; researched target audiences; redesigned and built new user experience, copy and content
Research + engage + educate