Karen McCarthy Brown

Karen McCarthy Brown (August 12, 1942 – March 4, 2015) was an anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of religion. She is best known for her groundbreaking book ''Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn'', which made great strides in destigmatizing Haitian Vodou. Until her retirement in 2009 due to illness, McCarthy Brown was a Professor of Anthropology at Drew University. At Drew University, McCarthy Brown was the first woman in the Theological School to receive tenure and to achieve the rank of full professor. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Brown, Karen McCarthy
    Published 1991
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