Critical medical anthropology of drug use and addictions



Jennifer J. Carroll, PhD, MPH, is a medical anthropologist, research scientist, and subject matter expert on substance use and public health. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Elon University in North Carolina and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine the Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Rhode Island.

Dr. Carroll’s first book, Narkomania: The Addiction Imaginary at Peace and at War, is forthcoming from Cornell University Press. Based on her dissertation work, Narkomania is an ethnographic study of internationally-funded treatment programs for opioid use disorder in Ukraine and the impact of drug use and drug users on theongoing geopolitical conflict in this region.

Dr. Carroll is also an avid photographer. Her work has been exhibited at the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York City and has appeared in numerous publications. A gallery of her photos from the 2014 EuroMaidan Revolution in Ukraine can be viewed here.



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