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DEBRA F. LAEFER earned her Ph.D. in civil engineering in 2001 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, after attaining a B.A. in art history from Columbia University in 1991. She serves as the chair of the Heritage and Existing Structures Committee for the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. She is an assistant professor of civil engineering at University College Dublin in Ireland and has been working in historic preservation since 1988. Address: Department of Civil Engineering, University College Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Room 115, Dublin 2, Ireland; 353-1-716-7276; fax: 353-1-716-7399; debra.laefer@ucd.ie

JUSTIN BOGGS and NICOLE COOPER are both research assistants in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University and are former students of Dr. Laefer. Address for Boggs: Department of Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7908, Raleigh, N.C. 27695. Address for Cooper: 3003 Whitcomb St., Charlotte, N.C. 28269

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