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Mark Pawson

Mark Pawson

Research Assistant Professor // Sociology

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: STON 333B


Phone: (765) 494-9820

Dr. Pawson holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His research interests focus on the study of health, medicine, and deviance. Mark’s work on HIV prevention, prescription drug misuse, and cannabis cultures has been featured in Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociological Forum, and Deviant Behavior. Currently, Mark is working on projects studying cannabis policy, novel forms of drug treatment, and cannabis use disorder.


Medical Sociology; Crime and Deviance; Public Health; Drug Markets, Culture, and Policy