SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 017: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Revisiting the War on Drugs in the Era of Trump
Room: Broadway Suite

Sponsors: Drinking and Drugs
Law and Society

Organizer &

Presider: Margaret S. Kelley, University of Kansas


“Victims and Veterans of the War on Drugs Find Their Voice: An Aspirational Agenda for the Post-Trump Era,” Paul J. Draus and Juliette K. Roddy, University of Michigan-Dearborn

“‘I Guess the Big Magic Question is, ‘How Did I Dodge Prison?’: Accounts of ‘the Trap’ and Coming of Age during the War on Drugs,” Akiv Dawson, Howard University

“A Family Affair: Parental Addiction and Kinship Care in Central Appalachia,” Kristina Paige Brant, Harvard University

“Marxist Perspectives on Fatal Overdose Epidemics and Research and Practice Related to Them,” Samuel R. Friedman, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.

“Drug Control in Context,” Howard Lune, Hunter College, CUNY