Alan W. Stacy University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, University of Illinois, Carbondale
Alan W. Stacy is Director of the University of Southern California (USC) Transdisciplinary Drug Abuse Prevention Research Center, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. He is also Associate Professor at the USC Department of Preventive Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in social and personality psychology in 1986 from the University of California, Riverside. He did postdoctoral work at the University of Washington and at USC. Dr. Stacy has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles on addiction, focusing on cognitive models of drug use. He was one of the first investigators to apply implicit cognition approaches to the addiciton area. His research on implicit cognition was recently acknowledged in the Tenth Special Report to Congress on Alcohol and Health.