Hurricane Katrina Unites Mapping with Music
Andrew Curtis, Ph.D., geography professor and co-director of Kent State University’s Geographic Information System (GIS) Health & Hazards Lab, is recognized as a leader in his field. But, his work transcends the classroom.
Soon after, while reading a magazine, Dr. Curtis discovered the song ‘Katrina’ by the band Cairo and kept a correspondence with the lead singer after discovering their shared interest in the disaster and global issues. Their connection eventually led to the two meeting in person, where they discussed music, the 2005 disaster and catastrophes that have since followed.
Learn more about Dr. Curtis, his work and volunteer efforts in this Louder Sound interview and story.