Research and Recovery Work
Department of Sociology
Louisiana State University
Social Fabric Under Stress"
Surveys of Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina
(funded by the National Science Foundation)
wave, September-November, 2005.
- Preliminary Results
Rouge Mayor Kip Holden receiving a report
of the results with my sociology methods
- Papers & Publications
- "The Burdens
of Social Capital: How Socially-Involved People Dealt
with Stress after Hurricane Katrina," by Frederick
Weil, Edward Shihadeh, and Matthew Lee. In press,Social Science Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2011.06.006, here
FEMA Trailer Parks: Negative Perceptions and the Social
Structure of Avoidance,” Sociological Spectrum, 27:
741–766, 2007, special issue on Hurricane Katrina, here.
- Video of
a talk I gave (9/1/06) on this research and a preview of
the "Reconstituting Community" research (item above), here.