About Stacy

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Stacy Parker Aab has worked on The Katrina Experience since August of 2005, when she began taking oral histories from evacuees who stayed at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. As of March 2008, she has interviewed over 125 survivors and those who came to their need, traveling through Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and points north to do so. In addition to her work on The Katrina Experience, she served as primary contributor and project coordinator to Voices from the Storm: The People of New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath. (McSweeney’s). Stacy is currently working on a memoir project about what it was like to be young and female working in the White House, entitled Government Girl (Ecco/HarperCollins). She also writes political and social commentary for The Huffington Post . Having lived in Detroit, Washington DC, Miami, Los Angeles, Oxford, Abuja, Houston, and New Orleans, Stacy is now happy to call New York City home.