Speaker - Ethan Nadelmann

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Described by Rolling Stone as "the point man" for drug policy reform efforts, Ethan Nadelmann is widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad. He is the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States advocating for drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health, and human rights.

He has written articles for a wide range of journals, including Science, Foreign Affairs, American Heritage, and National Review, and is the author of Cops Across Borders, the first scholarly study of the internationalization of U.S. criminal law enforcement.

He received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. from Harvard, and a Master's degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and then taught politics and public affairs at Princeton University.

2 Programs

Aspen Ideas Festival Debate: Should Pot Be Legal?

07.01.13 | 00:59:49 min | 0 comments

Ethan Nadelmann: True Obstacles to Drug Law Reform

09.09.09 | 00:19:10 min | 4 comments