Speaker

Duane McBride

Professor and Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department
  • Andrews University
Duane C. McBride holds a B.A. degree in Behavioral Sciences from the Andrews University, an M.A. from the University of Maryland in Industrial Sociology, and PhD in the Sociology of Deviant Behavior from the University of Kentucky. He is a Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department at Andrews University as well as Director of the University's Institute for Prevention of Addictions. He has published over 100 articles, chapters, books and monographs in the areas of drug abuse policy, health service research, health risk and protective factors and crime and delinquency in scientific and professional journals including the American Journal of Public Health, Criminology, Health Services Research and the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Dr. McBride research has been supported by a number of funding agencies including National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute of Justice. He also serves as a grant reviewer for NIDA, NIJ, and RWJF as well as the Centers for Disease Control. In addition, Dr. McBride serves as a consultant to other major universities including the University of Miami and Notre Dame University.