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Louisiana Considered: How Scholars Study Disasters, Louisiana Schools Begin Recovery From Hurricane Ida

A live oak tree ripped apart by Hurricane Ida’s winds in Baton Rouge’s Garden District. August 30, 2021.
Aubry Procell
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WRKF
A live oak tree ripped apart by Hurricane Ida’s winds in Baton Rouge’s Garden District. August 30, 2021.

Dillard University Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy Dr. Robert Collins explains how his team researches disasters like Hurricane Ida using social science research techniques.

WWNO/WRKF Education Reporter Aubri Juhasz reports on the timeline for Louisiana K-12 schools to fully reopen in the wake of Hurricane Ida.

Karl Lengel worked at New Orleans Public Radio for more than two decades before leaving the station in 2023.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.