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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St.     Room: 532

Event Title:

"The Fractured liberalism of methadone maintenance: A political history of race, crime, and heroin addiction in New York City, 1963-1973."
Food for Thought: Critical Reflections on the Social Sciences and Public Health

Event Type:

Special Event

Sponsor:

Department of Sociomedical Sciences

Speakers:

Samuel K. Roberts, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health

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Mailman School Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni

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Description:

The fractured liberalism of methadone maintenance: A political history of race, crime, and heroin addiction in New York City, 1963-1973

Speaker:
Samuel K. Roberts, PhD
Associate Professor of History, Columbia University
Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health

Dr. Roberts specializes in the history of public health, science, and technology in race, and with particular interests in twentieth-century African-American social movements, class formations, and urban political economy. At Columbia, he has faculty affiliations with the Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS), and the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program.