Community Recovery after Disaster: Almost 7 Years after Katrina (5/2)

Virgil H. Storr, Research Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University, will present “Community Recovery after Disaster: Almost Seven Years after Katrina” on May 2 at 4:00 p.m. in the UMBC library gallery.

The Social Sciences Forum lecture will focus on the role of commercial, social and political entrepreneurship in bringing about community recovery after a disaster using examples from post-Katrina New Orleans. It is co-sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.

Storr is also a senior research fellow and director of graduate student programs at George Mason’s Mercatus Center. His most recent book is Understanding the Culture of Markets (2012).