Dr. Barry Keim is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU and is the Louisiana State Climatologist.
His research interests are in the areas of climate change, extreme weather events, heavy rainfall, hurricanes, and applied climatology, and he has published numerous scholarly articles on these topics.
His recent research includes the environmental impacts of Hurricane Katrina to Louisiana including the devastation of his hometown of Chalmette, Louisiana.
Why is Louisiana’s cancer death rate so much higher than the rest of America?
Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?
What help is available for Louisiana students who have dropped out of school?
Who are the winners and losers in Louisiana from the drop in prices?
Who is policing the police in Louisiana?
What do Louisiana educators, parents and students think about Common Core?
How is Louisiana addressing its dropout problem?»»» View all Topics!