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Carolyn Nordstrom

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Carolyn Nordstrom is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. Her areas of research include political and economic anthropology, war and peace, transnational crime, globalization, gender, culture theory; Southern Africa and South Asia. In particular, Professor Nordstrom studies wars, the illegal drug trade, gender relationships, and war profiteering. Her research has made her an eyewitness and scholar of worldwide urban and rural battlefields as well as of the worlds of diamond, drug, and arms and smuggling. She has written dozens of articles, and several books including Global Outlaws: Crime, Money, and Power in the Contemporary World; Shadows of War: Violence, Power, and International Profiteering in the 21st Century; A Different Kind of War Story, Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Stories of Violence and Survival; and The Paths to Domination, Resistance, and Terror.