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Law student publishes Hurricane Katrina articles

September 17, 2010

D'Ann R. Penner, Ph.D., a second-year Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student, recently had a trilogy of articles published by the Dart Society, an affiliation of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University.

The first article, “Post-Katrina Trauma and Journalists,” is available here. The Dart Society is a nonprofit organization of journalists who advance the compassionate and ethical coverage of trauma, conflict and social injustice.

Additionally, Penner’s article "Assault Rifles, Separated Families, and Murder in Their Eyes: Unasked Questions after Hurricane Katrina" was published in Cambridge University’s Journal of American Studies.

Penner is also a scholar-in-residence at the Southern Institute for Education and Research at Tulane University. She holds a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.

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