American Sociological Association

Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

The purpose of the Section on Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco is to encourage research, teaching and the examination of professional concerns in the study of the sociology of substance use and misuse, its context, and associated problems. The section promotes communication and collaboration among scholars in this domain through meetings, newsletters and e-mail updates.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Ellen Benoit, National Development Research Inst 2018
Chair-Elect: William Alex Pridemore, University at Albany - SUNY 2018
Past Chair: Carrie B. Oser, University of Kentucky 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Kathryn M. Nowotny, University of Miami 2019

Section Council

Julie C. Netherland, Drug Policy Alliance 2019
Khary K. Rigg, University of South Florida 2018

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