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Media appearances

Erik Ofgang, "Getting Ready for 250: Connecticut's State Historian looks back at 1976 bicentennial as the U.S. prepares to celebrate 250 years," Connecticut Magazine, July 2024.

Allan Appel, "History Is Spoken; Or, 'New Haven Man Eats Ham Sandwich And Survives," New Haven Independent, June 10, 2024.

Brian Zahn, "Restoring CT's Historic Churches Worth the Challenge," New Haven Register, June 9, 2024.

Amelia Nierenberg, "Stuffy, Preppy, Sleepy: Can A Rebrand Fix Connecticut's Reputation?New York Times, December 9, 2023.

Disrupted, "Why 'natural' disasters aren't as natural as their name suggests," CT Public Radio, November 8, 2023.

Ken Dixon, "New CT state historian arrives at time of Capitol controversy," CT Post, October 30, 2023.

Where We Live, "Andy Horowitz is the new Connecticut State Historian," CT Public Radio, October 20, 2023.

Mark Pazniokas, "Connecticut planning more than a parade on America's 250th," CT Mirror, July 12, 2023.

Richard A. Webster and Jeff Adelson, "The Federal Program to Rebuild After Hurricane Katrina Shortchanged the Poor. New Data Proves It." ProPublica, December 11, 2022

Siddhartha Mitter, "In the Lower Ninth Ward, an Artist Renews His Purpose," New York Times, January 6, 2022

Xander Peters, "New Orleans, plural," Scalawag, December 1, 2021

Jeff Adelson, "How Mitch Landrieu, Joe Biden's New Infrastructure Czar, Learned Rebuilding the Hard Way," New Orleans Advocate / Times-Picayune, November 28, 2021

Gordon Russell, "Malaise Haunts New Orleans after Hurricane Ida, Pandemic: Will Crisis of Confidence Ease?" New Orleans Advocate / Times-Picayune, October 24, 2021

Steven De Foer, "Ik zie me nergens anders gelukkig worden," De Standaard, October 16, 2021

Todd A. Price and Andrew J. Yawn, "Why 'resilience' became a 4-letter word in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida," USA Today / American South, October 6, 2021

Eleanor Cummins, "The Summer That Wasn't," Vox, September 20, 2021

Philip Kiefer, "New Orleans' billion-dollar levees survived Hurricane Ida. Can they handle what's coming?Popular Science, September 10, 2021

Richard Fausset, Sophie Kasakove, and Christopher Flavelle, "Ida Reveals Two Louisianas: One With Storm Walls, Another Without," New York Times, September 7, 2021


CBS This Morning, interview with Michelle Miller, September 4, 2021

Daniel Gross, “How to think about hurricane recovery, according to 3 expertsVox, September 2, 2021

Jake Bittle, “The Levees Worked in New Orleans – This Time," New York Magazine, September 2, 2021

Kimberly Adams, “Did post-Katrina infrastructure limit Ida’s damage?Marketplace, August 30, 2021

Janet McConnaughey, Michael Kunzelman, and Jeff Amy, “New Orleans levees past Ida’s test while some suburbs flood,AP, August 30, 2021


Kris Maher, Rachel Wolfe, and Steve Garbarino, “Ida Batters Louisiana, Leaving New Orleans Without Power,” Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2021


Nathan Layne, “New Orleans’ levees got a $14.5 billion upgrade. Will they hold?” Reuters, August 29, 2021


Chelsea Brasted, “In New Orleans and beyond, evacuations are underway,” New York Times, August 28, 2021

Jonah Goldman Kay, "The Katrina survivors who fled devastation only to freeze in Texas," The Guardian, March 5, 2021.

"Life Raft: Could Flood Insurance Sink Us Before The Water Does?" WWNO, February 23, 2021.

The Reading Life, WWNO, January 1, 2021.

"What We Learned–And Didn't Learn–From Hurricane Katrina," On Point, September 1, 2020.

MSNBC, interview with Joshua Johnson, August 29, 2020.

John Simerman, “New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward is still reeling from Hurricane Katrina’s damage 15 years later,” New Orleans Advocate / Times-Picayune, August 29, 2020.

Weather Channel, interviews on “AMHQ Weekend” and “Weekend Recharge,” August 29, 2020.

Tegan Wendland, “Lessons to Learn from Hurricane Katrina,” All Things Considered, August 28, 2020.

Fox 8, interview on New Orleans Fox affiliate, August 28, 2020.

"The Legacy of Hurricane Katrina, 15 Years Later," 1A, August 27, 2020.

Matt Hanson, “Hurricane Katrina’s Tragedy Began More Than 100 Years Ago,” Daily Beast, August 22, 2020.

Tegan Wendland, "Q&A: Author Andy Horowitz On His New Book 'Katrina: A History, 1915–2015'" WWNO, August 12, 2020.

Will Peischel, "Trump Says Nuclear Proliferation Is Scarier Than Climate Change. He's Failing at Both," Mother Jones, July 29, 2020.

Kevin Quealy, "The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City," New York Times, May 15, 2020.

Jenny Jarvie, "Barry, now a tropical depression, soaks much of Louisiana while sparing New Orleans," Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2019

Jenny Jarvie and Bettina Boxall, "Tropical Storm Barry bears down on the Gulf Coast," Los Angeles Times,

July 11, 2019

Tegan Wendland, "New Orleans Sues Big Oil," Morning Edition, June 14, 2019.

Nina Feldman, "Meet the 2 Black Women Vying to Be the Next New Orleans Mayor," Next City, November 2, 2017.

Robert Downen, “Crime Plummeted in Houston During Harvey. So Why Do Many Assume Otherwise?” Houston Chronicle, October 28, 2017.

Janell Ross, “How Viral Images of Hurricane Heroes are Rebranding the ‘Redneck’ Identity,” Washington Post, September 8, 2017.

Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, “New Orleans’ Katrina Challenges May Hold Lessons for Houston,” Associated Press, September 2, 2017.


Janell Ross and Wesley Lowery, “Looting Rumors and Fear of Crime Often Exaggerated after Natural Disasters,” Washington Post, September 1, 2017.

Jacob Remes, “How Humans Make Disasters Worse,” Time, August 31, 2017.


Alexis Madrigal, “Why the Gulf Coast is Uniquely Vulnerable to Disasters,” The Atlantic, August 29, 2017.

Tegan Wendland, “Army Corps Faces Mountain of Mistrust in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward,” All Things Considered, July 11, 2017.

Vanishing Homeland in the Bayou,” documentary for France Ô, 2017.


Tegan Wendland, “Residents of Lower Ninth Fight Proposed Lock, and Corps,” WWNO, June 7, 2017.

Ryan Kailath, “New Maps Label Much of New Orleans Out of Flood Hazard Area,” All Things Considered, September 30, 2016.

Ryan Kailath, “Updated Federal Flood Maps of New Orleans: An Outline For Disaster?”, WWNO, September 30, 2016.

CBC News Network, television interview, August 29, 2015.


Jason Saul, “‘Overlooked and Forgotten’ But Resolute, 10 Years After Hurricane Rita,” WWNO, August 28, 2015.

Tom Dart, “What Katrina Left Behind: New Orleans uneven recovery and unending divisions,” The Guardian, August 22, 2015.

Nathaniel Rich, “The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever,” New York Times Magazine, October 3, 2014.

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