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April 11, 2008 Faculty/Staff Footnotes

Anthony Ladd, associate professor of sociology, recently presented a co-authored paper at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings in Portland, Ore., titled: "Dissatisfaction and recreancy among displaced New Orleans college students regarding disaster responses to Hurricane Katrina." Ladd also recently gave a presentation to a group of students from Princeton University on the impacts of Hurricane Katrina on the college students of New Orleans. The students were in New Orleans for their spring break to do recovery work in the city.
 

Robert A. Thomas, Ph.D., interim director of the School of Mass Communication, was a keynote speaker at the Tulane Law School’s 13th Annual Environmental Conference on Law, Sciences and the Public Interest April 4-5, 2008. Thomas delivered the keynote address on climate change with Dr. Jay Gulledge, the senior scientist and program manager for science and impacts at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. The address was a primer for the conference's panel discussiion about the risks of climate change in the context of scientific uncertainty. Thomas also participated in a panel discussion on the effect of global warming on endangered species. Panelists included Karla Raettig of the National Wildlife Federation, Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity, and Jill Witkowski of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.
 

Nancy Sharon Collins is showing a solo exhibition of large format, archival pigment prints depicting technology, history and social myth called "History in Small Places." The exhibition will run April 24 through May 24 at Abingdon 12 Gallery, 613 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014. More information can be found if you click here.
 

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