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Richard Campanella, a geographer with the Tulane School of Architecture, is the author of nine books on the urban geography and history of New Orleans. His research, which integrates mapping and spatial analyses with architecture, social sciences, and the humanities, has been praised in the New York Review of Books, Journal of Southern History, Urban History, Places, Louisiana History, Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, and Bloomsbury Review. The only two-time winner of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year Award, Campanella has also received the Louisiana Literary Award, the Williams Prize for Louisiana History, the Mortar Board Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Monroe Fellowship, and the Hannah Arendt Prize for Scholarship in the Public Interest. He writes monthly columns for the Times-Picayune, Preservation in Print Magazine, and the quarterly Louisiana Cultural Vistas. Gambit Weekly readers voted @nolacampanella the winner of the Y@Speak “Most Informative Twitter Account” Award for 2014.