Courtwright, David

David W. Wilson

David Courtwright is Presidential Professor at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.  He has written books about drug use and drug policy (Dark Paradise, Addicts Who Survived, and Forces of Habit) as well as the special problems of frontier environments (Violent Land and Sky as Frontier).  No Right Turn is his first attempt at general political history.  He is currently working on a book about pleasure and capitalism in the modern world.  He received his B.A. in English from the University of Kansas and his Ph.D. in History from Rice University.

On Rorotoko:

On his book No Right Turn: Conservative Politics in a Liberal America
(Our Cover Feature of October 31, 2010)