Shannon Lee Dawdy
|Shannon Lee Dawdy|
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
Dawdy holds a PhD in anthropology and history and an MA in history from the University of Michigan, an MA in anthropology from the College of William and Mary and a BA in anthropology from Reed College.
Dawdy is an associate professor at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the Gulf of Mexico, with a special focus on New Orleans, from the colonial period to the post-Katrina present.
In 2010, she was named a MacArthur Fellow.
Dawdy, Shannon Lee (2008) Building the Devil's Empire: French Colonial New Orleans University of Chicago Press ISBN 9780226138411