New Orleans expert delivers lecture about race and relief after flooding

Craig E. Colten, the Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University and a leading expert on the geographical and social/racial issues that complicate the recovery of New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina, shared his unique perspective on the aftermath of the tragedy during a lecture at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 26. Read more.

The lecture is sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities and the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies as part of an annual series that highlights work in the humanities or social sciences that has a direct effect on pubic policy.

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