Center of Alcohol Studies

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Center of Alcohol Studies

The Center of Alcohol Studies (CAS) is a prominent research institute dedicated to the study of alcohol and its effects on human health, society, and behavior. The center is renowned for its interdisciplinary approach, combining expertise from fields such as psychology, sociology, medicine, and public health.

History[edit | edit source]

The Center of Alcohol Studies was originally established in 1940 at Yale University by E. M. Jellinek, a pioneering figure in the field of alcohol research. In 1962, the center was relocated to Rutgers University in New Jersey, where it continues to operate today.

Research Areas[edit | edit source]

The CAS conducts extensive research in various areas related to alcohol, including:

Education and Training[edit | edit source]

The Center of Alcohol Studies is also involved in education and training programs aimed at professionals in the field of alcohol research and treatment. These programs include:

Publications[edit | edit source]

The CAS is known for its influential publications, including the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, which is one of the leading academic journals in the field of alcohol research. The center also publishes various books, monographs, and reports on alcohol-related issues.

Library and Archives[edit | edit source]

The Center of Alcohol Studies houses a comprehensive library and archives that contain a vast collection of resources on alcohol research. These resources are available to researchers, students, and the general public.

Notable Figures[edit | edit source]

Several notable figures have been associated with the Center of Alcohol Studies, including:

  • E. M. Jellinek, a key figure in the development of the modern understanding of alcoholism
  • Mark Keller, a prominent researcher and editor of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

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