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Eric Sevigny

 

Eric L. Sevigny
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006

Office: 210 Currell College
Phone: (803) 777-7043
Fax: 803) 777-9600
Email: sevigny@mailbox.sc.edu

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Areas of Specialization:

Drug Policy, Sentencing, Drugs and Crime, Policy Analysis

 

Current Research and Interests:

Dr. Sevigny’s research interests lie at the intersection of drugs, crime, and public policy. His current research focuses on the sentencing and incarceration of drug offenders in the United States. Dr. Sevigny is also the PI for an evaluation of the Lexington County Sheriff Department’s Methamphetamine Initiative, and he is a member of the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) charged with monitoring and analyzing drug-related social indicators for South Carolina. Related research efforts focus on methodological issues concerning the measurement and analysis of drug and crime data.

 

Other Activities:

Dr. Sevigny regularly teaches courses on Drugs and Crime, Punishment and Society, and Research Methods at the undergraduate level, and Quantitative Methods and Research Methods at the graduate level.


Articles (selected):

Sevigny, Eric L. (2009). Excessive Uniformity in Federal Drug Sentencing. Journal of Quantitative Criminology 25(2): 155-180.

Sevigny, Eric L. and Jonathan P. Caulkins. (2004). Kingpins or Mules: An Analysis of Drug Offenders Incarcerated in Federal and State Prisons. Criminology and Public Policy 3(3): 401-434.


 

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