American Sociological Association

Section on Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

Mission Statement

The purpose of the section on Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco is to encourage and enhance research, teaching and other professional concerns in the study of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The section seeks to promote communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in the field of alcohol, drug, and tobacco studies.

CONGRATS to our 2017 Award Winners!

Bruce D. Johnson Student Paper Award: David Showalter, UC-Berkeley, “Social Crisis and Symbolic Power: Institutionalizing Syringe Exchange in California”

Junior Scholar Award: Elizabeth Chiarello, Saint Louis University

Senior Scholar Award: Wendy Chapkis, University of Southern Maine

Check out our latest newsletter!

Special features include Research in the Brief with Shannon Monnat on "Deaths of Despair and Support for Trump in the 2016 Election"; Scholar Spotlight with our 2017 ADT Award Winners; and Innovative Teaching with Jan Sokol-Katz on "Integrating Civic Engagement into Undergraduate Sociology Courses." 

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