Sarah Brady Siff

Sarah Brady Siff is assistant professor of history at Central State University, Ohio’s only public HBCU. She holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. She is copy editor for Origins and Picturing Black History and serves on the editorial board for Points. She studies the history of drug law enforcement and is the author of articles including “A History of Early Drug Sentences in California: Racism, Rightism, Repeat”; “Targeted Marijuana Law Enforcement in Los Angeles, 1914-1959”; and “Burn, Sell, or Drive: Forfeiture in the History of Drug Law Enforcement.” Dr. Siff lives in Dayton with her husband, daughter, son, dog, and three cats. You can reach her at