Founder and Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance
Con to the question "Is the D.A.R.E. Program Good for America's Kids (K-12)?"
"[D.A.R.E.] is a multibillion-dollar boondoggle that all the evidence shows has had absolutely no effect. It’s a testament to the willingness of Congress to pour billions down the drain on a feel-good program in blatant disregard of one study after another indicating that there is no impact on drug use."
"'Just Say Know': An Advocate of Drug Law Reform Says D.A.R.E. Is a 20-year Old Failure" by Brian Braiker, Newsweek, Apr. 15, 2003
Experts Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to substance abuse prevention programs; top-level D.A.R.E. corporate officials; and top-level federal government officials significantly involved in substance abuse prevention programs and related issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Founder and Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance, 2000-present
Founder, Lindesmith Center, 1994-2000
Assistant Professor, Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1987-1994
PhD, Harvard University
JD, Harvard University
MSc, International Relations, London School of Economics