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Richard Campanella

Richard Campanella, geographer and associate dean for research at the Tulane School of Architecture, is the author of fourteen books and 250 articles on Louisiana geography, history, architecture, and culture. A two-time winner of the LEH Book of the Year Award, Campanella has also received the Louisiana Literary Award, Williams Prize, the Malcolm Heard Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Hannah Arendt Prize for Scholarship in the Public Interest. In 2016, the Government of France named Campanella Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, and in 2019, the State of Louisiana awarded him the 20th annual Louisiana Writer Award.