Available below are several links directing you to some of my more accomplished pieces of writing.
Dead Silence: Dead Silence was a short story written for one of my Environmental Studies courses in the spring of 2014 at Bucknell University. It is a work of historical fiction, where I researched an existing event in history, the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1914. I subsequently wrote a short novella featuring some fictional characters and a fictional twist on this event. Dead Silence highlights some of my creativity, my research skills, and my ability to write in a manner as to draw readers right into the heart of the plot. Please enjoy and feel free to leave comments on the piece.
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Abandoned Memories: Abandoned Memories is a research article written in the fall of 2013 for another Environmental Studies course. Alternatively titled Alvira: A Town Destroyed, A Landscape Forever Altered, this piece explores the history of a widely forgotten ghost town in Central Pennsylvania. Largely an agriculturally-based community, Alvira flourished until the onset of World War II, when the town and the surrounding land was commandeered for wartime purposes by the War Department and by extension, the United States government. Abandoned Memories was published and featured in the 21st volume of the Academic Journal Eidos, 2014 edition. What follows is the sad tale of Alvira…
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A Time of Crisis, A Time of Change: A Time of Crisis, A Time of Change is a research paper written in the spring of 2014 as the culminating essay for an Economics capstone course, The Political Economy of the Financial Crisis. This essay explores the origins of the financial crisis of 2008, the fallout of one of the worst recessions in recent memory, and the failed economic policies that were unflinchingly believed to be true by a large majority of mainstream economists.
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