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Emily Dufton

Emily Dufton is a writer based near Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of New York University and received her Ph.D. in American Studies from George Washington University. Her first book, Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America, was based off her dissertation. She has served as a commentator on the History Channel and NPR’s Back Story with the American History Guys, and her work has been featured in the Washington Post, the AtlanticHistory News Network, and Run Washington. She lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, with her husband and son.