Richard Campanella
Geographer / Senior Professor of Practice, Tulane University School of Architecture


Professor Campanella is the author of numerous books and articles about the history and human geography of New Orleans. He can comment on the impacts of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and repopulation patterns in the city following the storm; on the unique histories of New Orleans neighborhoods; and on issues of gentrification and its social and cultural impact on older, historic neighborhoods of the city.
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Areas of Expertise: Gentrification, Hurricane Katrina, repopulation of New Orleans, New Orleans neighborhoods, physical and human geography of New Orleans, Bourbon Street

Richard Campanella explains how the New Orleans Cotton District was the center of the cotton universe for over 100 years
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Fellow scholars will honor the longtime faculty member and his recent book with a special event including discussion, readings and map exploration.

Tulane geographer Richard Campanella's new book "Bourbon Street: A History" is a scholarly and entertaining look the famous, and infamous, New Orleans street.

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