Prof. Andy Horowitz is the new Connecticut State Historian. He is a historian of the modern United States. His research focuses on disasters and the questions they give rise to about race, class, community, trauma, inequality, the welfare state, extractive industry, metropolitan development, and environmental change. As a public historian, he aims to support communities as they “engage in acts of collective autobiography.”
Prof. Horowitz was interviewed by Tess Terrible and Catherine Shen for CTPublic, “Andy Horowitz is the New Connecticut State Historian.”
Emeritus Professor Walt Woodward previously held the position for over twenty years but retired in 2022.