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. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to substance abuse prevention programs.
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