Neil McKeganey
Neil McKeganey
Founding Director: Centre for Drug Misuse Research
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  • About Neil

    Neil McKeganey is the founding director of the Centre for Drug Misuse Research at the University of Glasgow which he directed from 1994 to 2011. He now runs the Centre as an independent research group undertaking studies in a wide range of areas related to the use of illegal drugs drugs. – – He has written over 150 academic articles and is the author of “Controversies in Drugs Policy and Practice” (Palgrave 2011). He is a sociologist by training and has undertaken research himself in such areas as the evaluation of drug treatment services, the nature and impact of drug policy, young people and illegal drugs, the impact of parental drug use on children, the link between drugs, crime and prosittution and the impact of drug enforcement activities.

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