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Andy Horowitz

Assistant Professor of History
504-862-8608
Hebert Hall 326A

Biography

Andy Horowitz specializes in modern American political, cultural, and environmental history. His research explores disasters and the questions they give rise to about race, class, community, trauma, inequality, the welfare state, urban and suburban development, extractive industry, and environmental change. He is the author of Katrina: A History, 1915–2015 (Harvard University Press, 2020), and co-editor of Critical Disaster Studies (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021).

EVST courses taught:

United States Environmental History (HISU 2670)
Disasters in America: Political, Cultural, and Environmental Histories (HISU 6270)
The Katrina Disaster Now
Wilderness in the American Imagination (HISU 6910)
Twentieth Century America