Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Drug Policy, Sentencing, Measurement
Eric Sevigny is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. His research interests lie at the intersection of drugs, crime, and public policy, particularly around issues of sentencing and incarceration, the measurement of drug-related problems, the collateral consequences of mass incarceration, and the impact of medical marijuana laws on drugged driving and other outcomes. Dr. Sevigny’s research on drug problem measurement is currently supported by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. His work appears in an array of interdisciplinary journals including Criminology and Public Policy, International Journal of Drug Policy, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Social Indicators Research.