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Mark Pawson

Mark Pawson

Lecturer // Sociology

Research focus:
Medical, Crime & Deviance

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: BRNG 1125


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, crime, and public policy. Mark’s work on prescription drug misuse and HIV prevention has been featured in Social Science and Medicine, Sociology of Health and Illness, and Sociological Forum. Currently, Mark is researching white, grey, and black cannabis markets across varying state policy contexts while also studying aspects of gender and stigma among cannabis-consuming parents.


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