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Peter Benson

Associate Professor Washington University in St. LouisDepartment of Anthropology
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Biographical Info

Peter Benson is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches courses on tobacco, global health, capitalism, and social theory.  He is the author of Tobacco Capitalism: Growers, Migrant Workers, and the Changing Face of a Global Industry (2012, Princeton UP) and coauthor of Broccoli and Desire: Global Connections and Maya Struggles in Postwar Guatemala (2006, Stanford UP). He is also a past chair of the Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Study Group. Emailpbenson@artsci.wustl.edu

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