I am a professor in the Department of Economics at the College of Charleston,
where I've taught since 2007. My
interest is on the economic and social impacts of gambling,
particularly casino gambling. I'm regarded as one of the top
experts in the world on this issue, which I've been studying
for over 20
have published two books and more than 50 articles and book chapters on
the socioeconomic impacts of gambling. In addition, I have served as an
advisor or consultant for a variety of industry groups, state
consulting firms. During my sabbatical in fall
was a visiting professor at Harvard Medical School and the Cambridge
Health Alliance, Division
on Addiction, where I began to study "responsible gambling."
For more information on my research, see my C.V.
Scholar profile. For a list of
journals that publish gambling research, click here.
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