Anna Marshall-Baker, Ph.D. FIDEC

Professor

Interests:
Design for special populations, interdisciplinary study, biophilia and sustainability, human and environmental relationships

Contact:
anna_marshallbaker@uncg.edu


Education

Viginia Tech, Ph.D. 1991, Developmental Psychology . College of Arts and Sciences
Virginia Tech, M.S. 1986, Interior Design . College of Human Resources . Virginia Tech
Longwood College, B.A. 1977, Art: Concentration: Printmaking and Graphic Arts


Professional Experience

Department of Interior Architecture

2017 – Present Professor

2010 – 2017 Chair

2009 Associate Chair
2004 – 2010 Coordinator. Undergraduate Program

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2016 – 2019 Lead UNCG Delegate to the UNC Faculty Assembly
2011 Co-Chair (with Associate Vice-Chancellor for Facilities in Business Affairs) UNCG Sustainability Council
2010 Professor of Interior Architecture
2007 – 2009 Interim Director . Center for Sustainability . UNCG
2006 – 2007 Chair . Faculty Senate . UNCG
2001 – 2010 Associate Professor of Interior Architecture

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
2004 – 2005 President


Scholarly Activity

Books

Marshall-Baker, A., & Tucker, L. (2012). Cradle to cradle home design: Process and Experience. New York: Fairchild Books.

Invited Chapters in Edited Books

Marshall-Baker, A. (2010). Reflections on the interior design profession’s body of knowledge. In D. Guerin and C. Martin (Eds.), The state of the interior design profession (p 98-103). New York: Fairchild Books.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2009). The design of neonatal intensive care: Information gathering and practitioners as consumers of research. In J. Dickinson and J. Marsden (Eds.), Informing Design (p 162-193). New York: Fairchild Books.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2008). Nature as a model for design. In L. Jones (Ed.) Environmentally responsible design: Green and sustainable design for interior designers (p 103-131). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Refereed Journals

Shepley, M., Song, y., & Marshall-Baker, A. (in press) Creating an environmentally sustainable neonatal intensive care unit. Invited article by Guest Editor Dr. R.D. White for Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews.

McGee, B.L. & Marshall-Baker, A. (2015). Loving nature from the inside out: A biophilia matrix identification strategy for designers. Health Environments Research & Design Journal.

White, R.D. (2013). The recommended standards for newborn ICU design. Journal of Perinatology, 33, supplement 1, S2-S16. (published with fellow members of the Recommended Standards for NICU Design Consensus Committee).

Marshall-Baker, A. (2011). Healthful environments for hospitalized infants. Health Environments and Research Design Journal, 4 (2), 127-141

White, R.D. (2007). Recommended standards for newborn ICU design. Journal of Perinatology, 27, S4-S19. (published with members of the Recommended Standards for NICU Design Consensus Committee).

White, R.D. (2006). Recommended standards for newborn ICU design. Journal of Perinatology, 26, S2-S18. (published with members of the Recommended Standards for NICU Design Consensus Committee).

Marshall-Baker, A. (2006). Human and environmental health: Sustainable design for the NICU. Journal of Perinatology, 26, S31-S33.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2005). Knowledge in interior design. Journal of Interior Design, 31, 1, xiii-xxi. (Invited publication; request from the Editor, Jo Ann Asher Thompson, Washington State University Spokane).

Abstracts of Invited Presentations Published in Conference Proceedings

Marshall-Baker, A. (2010). Materials affecting neonatal and environmental health. In S. Hernändez, C.A. Brebbia, & W.P., De Wilde (Eds.), Eco-Architecture III: Harmonisation between architecture and nature (pp. 515-524). Boston: WIT Press.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2010). Biophilic Healthcare Design . Presentation to the 23rd Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant. Clearwater Beach.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2009). The effects of interior design on wellness. Plenary presentation by invitation of Robert White, MD, to participate as Conference Faculty at the 22nd Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant: The Science of Emotional Factors in the NICU. Abstract published in Conference Syllabus, p 20. Clearwater Beach.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2009). Putting interior design into practice. Presentation and workshop by invitation of Robert White, MD, to participate as Conference Faculty at the 22nd Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant: The Science of Emotional Factors in the NICU. Abstract published in Conference Syllabus, p. 53. Clearwater Beach.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2006). Healthy Buildings/Sustainable Design: Cradle to Cradle Healthcare. Plenary presentation by invitation of Robert White, MD, to participate as Conference Faculty at the 19th Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant: Human Factors and Research in the NICU. Abstract published in Conference Syllabus, p. 82. Orlando.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2005). Design of cradle to cradle intensive care. Presentation and workshop. Conference Syllabus: The Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant: Evidence-Based Science for Establishing an Appropriate NICU Environment, (pp. 262-264). Clearwater Beach.

Abstracts of Refereed Presentations Published in Conference Proceedings

McGee, B., Marshall-Baker, A., & Tucker, L.M. (2013). Biophilia in interior design education and scholarship. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council (http://en.calameo.com/read/0004368910f57159a340f; pp. 236-237). Indianapolis.

Marshall-Baker, A. & King, J. (2012). Teaching interior architecture. Celebrating the Past Shaping the Future. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council (http://2012.idec.org/teaching-interior-architecture; pp. 87-88). Baltimore.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2010) Interior design and interior architecture: Why not? Celebrating Our Foundations: Teaching/Scholarship/Service. Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 552-561). Atlanta.

Marshall-Baker, A., Conger, M.J., & Rowland, P. (2009). Making a library: Cataloging print and sustainable sample materials. Text, Twitter and Podcasts: Reaching the Millennials. Conference Abstracts of the IDEC South Regional Conference (pp. 93-98). Raleigh.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2009). Health and well-being in infant incubators. The Spirit of Exploration: the Gateway to New Frontiers. Conference Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Interior Design Educators Council (pp. 525-537). St. Louis.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2007). Assessing air quality in incubators. Conference Syllabus: 20th Annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Environmental Environment of the High-Risk Infant (pp. 42-43). Clearwater Beach.

Marshall-Baker, A. (2006). A Chemical Primer. Innovation and Technology in Design. Conference Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of IDEC (pp. 237-242). Scottsdale.


Awards and Recognition

Arnold P. Friedmann Educator of Distinction (2017)

Level I and Level II Scholar (2013; Academy of Reviewers; IDEC)

Most Admired Educator (2011)
One of the top 25 professors and education leaders selected by DesignIntelligence, an international publication involved in evaluating and ranking design programs and faculty.

Best Paper Presentation (2009; South Regional Meeting of IDEC)
Making a library: Cataloging print and sustainable sample materials (with M.J. Conger and P. Rowland).

Fellow, Interior Design Educators Council (2009)

Finalist Best Paper Presentation (2009; IDEC Annual Conference)
Health and Well-Being in Infant Incubators 1 of 11 papers under consideration (211 submissions to the conference, 79 accepted)

Founder’s Award (2008; University Committee on Sustainability; UNCG)

Teaching Award Nomination (2006; Department of Interior Architecture; UNCG)

Presidential Award (2006; IDEC)
Sustainability Initiative

Best Paper Presentation (2005; IDEC)
Teaching C2C