Gootenberg, Paul

Donna Schneiderman

Paul Gootenberg, a former Rhodes Scholar with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, teaches Latin American history at New York’s public Stony Brook University. He lives in Brooklyn and has two beautiful children. Before turning to the considerably more exciting field of global drug history, he published a number of notable academic books in Andean history, including Between Silver and Guano: Commercial Policy and the State in Postindependence Peru (Princeton, 1989).

On Rorotoko:

On his book Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug
(Our Cover Feature of June 25, 2009)