Department Information

Chair:
Seth N. Asumah
Old Main, Room 208-B
Phone: 607-753-4105
Fax: 607-753-5760

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Course Detail

AAS 296 - The Politics of Disaster

An exploration of the many factors that impact the victims of hurricanes, floods and other disasters, beginning with their location, government and the storms themselves. Topics include technology, politics, ideology, race and social structure. Special attention will be given to hurricanes Katrina (2005) and Sandy (2012).

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.