Carey to speak on Women Drug Traffickers

Elaine Carey

Elaine Carey, Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at St. John's University in Queens, New York, returns to FSU on Wednesday, October 7 to lecture on “Doing Drugs in the Archives: Fictions, Facts, and Histories of Women Drug Traffickers” at 5:00PM in Strozier Library’s Scholars Commons, Room 5. Professor Carey holds the Lloyd Sealy Research Fellowship at CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Currently, she is the Vice President for the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association (AHA), and she is active in the AHA’s Tuning Project. She is the author of Plaza of Sacrifices: Gender, Power, and Terror in 1968 Mexico (2005) and the award winning Women Drug Traffickers: Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime (2014). She also co-editor with Andrae Marak of Smugglers, Brothels, and Twine: Transnational Flows of Contraband and Vice in North America (2011) and editor of the forthcoming Protests in the Streets: 1968 Across the Globe (2016). Professor Carey received her BA and MA from FSU and her PhD from the University of New Mexico.

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