Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
United States
University of Virginia
tobacco, lobbying, smoking, farm policy, food policy, history, political history, southern history
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Personal Info

About Me

Sarah Milov is a historian of the twentieth century United States. She is writing a book on the history of modern tobacco regulation.  Her work focuses on how organized interest groups and everyday Americans seek to influence government policy and the terms of political debates.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage


Guest, The Briefing, Episode: Is Big Oil the New Big Tobacco, November 13, 2015.

Guest, Backstory with the American History Guys, Episode: Rare History Well-Done–Meat in America, September 2015.

Guest, Backstory with the American History Guys, Episode: Balancing Acts, Claiming Rights in America, June 19, 2014.



“Back to School or Back to the Fields,”, August 11, 2015.

“Time to Regulate E-Cigarettes is Now,” Christian Science Monitor, January 9, 2014.

Country Focus
United States

Research Areas

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