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Lisa Lindquist Dorr

Associate Dean of The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences, Lisa Lindquist Dorr graduated from the College of Wooster with her bachelors degree in 1988 and from the University of Virginia  with her doctorate in American history in 2000.  She published her first book, White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900–1960, with the University of North Carolina Press in 2004.  Since 2000 she has been teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses on the history of the United States, American women, and the American South since the Civil War.  Her current research explores the smuggling of booze and other illicit cargoes from Cuba and the Caribbean to the American Gulf Coast during the 1920s.