OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose w/ author Nancy Campbell

Date(s) - Tuesday 05/05/2020
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The history of an unnatural disaster—drug overdose—and the emergence of naloxone as a social and technological solution.

A NATURE Lab Health Autonomy Network event.



Nancy D. Campbell

Nancy D. Campbell is Professor and Department Head of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where she has taught for over two decades. Her most recent book is OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose Prevention (MIT Press, 2020). She was a FRIAS Senior Fellow and Marie Curie Fellow of the European Union at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) in 2017-2018. She is one of three editors of the Journal of the Social History of Alcohol and Drugs. Other books include Discovering Addiction: The Science and Politics of Substance Abuse Research (University of Michigan Press, 2007); Gendering Addiction: The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World (co-authored with Elizabeth Ettorre; Palgrave, 2011); The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America’s First Prison for Drug Addicts (co-authored with JP Olsen and Luke Walden; Abrams, 2008); and Using Women: Gender, Drug Policy, and Social Justice (Routledge, 2000).

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