Ph.D. 1980 (London, UK)
joined Department in 2004
In addition to being Director of CARBC, Tim Stockwell is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria. Dr. Stockwell has published over 200 research papers, book chapters and monographs, plus several books on prevention and treatment issues. Dr. Stockwell is a psychologist who accomplished both clinical and research work in the UK before spending 16 years with Australia's National Drug Research Institute as Deputy Director and then Director. He studied Psychology and Philosophy at Oxford University and obtained a PhD at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London. He was President of the international Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol, 2005-7.
Tim is committed to the advancement of public policy on substance use issues in BC. He has established CARBC as a research centre which aims to shed light on the social, cultural and psychological determinants of harmful substance use, which applies rigorous measures of patterns of use and related harms and which advances knowledge of effective policy and practice
- Prevention of alcohol and other drug-related harm
- Alcohol and other drug policy
- Measurement of alcohol consumption and related harms
- Public health and safety impacts of substance use
- Regulatory policies to reduce alcohol-related harm
Stockwell, T., Reist, D., Macdonald, S., Benoit, C., & Jansson, M. (2010). Addiction research centres and the nurturing of creativity: The Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, Canada. Addiction, 105(2), 207-215.
Stockwell, T., Zhao, J., Macdonald, S., Pakula, B., Gruenewald, P., & Holder, H. (2009) Changes in per capita alcohol sales during the partial privatisation of British Columbia’s retail alcohol monopoly 2003-2008: A multilevel local area analysis. Addiction, 104(11), 1827-1836.
Zhao, Z., Stockwell, T., & Macdonald, S. (2009). Non-response bias in alcohol and drug population surveys. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28(6), 648-657.
Pakula, B., Macdonald, S., & Stockwell, T. (2009). Settings and Functions Related to Simultaneous Use of Alcohol with Marijuana or Cocaine Among Clients Treated in Treatment for Substance Abuse. Substance Use and Misuse, 44(2), 212-226.
Pakula, B., Macdonald, S., Stockwell, T., & Sharma, R. (2009). Simultaneous Use of Alcohol and Cocaine: A Qualitative Investigation. Journal of Substance Abuse, 14(2), 101-112.
Greenfield, T. K., Kerr, W. C., Bond, J., Ye, Y., & Stockwell, T. (2009). Improving Graduated Frequencies measures for use in monitoring surveys: Results from recent US and Australian national surveys and a diary-based validity study. Contemporary Drug Problems, 36(3 & 4), 705-733.