Professor Alexandra Rahr, CSUS Bissell-Heyd Lecturer in American Studies, who specializes in American natural disasters, spoke recently to City News 1130 about Hurricane Florence and the reasons behind peoples differing reactions to evacuation orders.

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This Fall, Professor Rahr is teaching a specialized seminar course on natural disasters in American history, USA401H1F: Stormy Weather: Natural Disasters in American History and Culture.  Professor Rahr also teaches two core courses in American Studies and another specialized course on the controversies around American public monuments. For more information, please click on the undergraduate program tab above.