Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.


Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D., is Director of Drug Policy Institute at University of FL and an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. With Patrick J. Kennedy, he co-founded Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana). He is a policy consultant to domestic and international organizations and advises non-governmental organizations working to reduce drug abuse. He is an advisor to the UN and other multi-national organizations. Dr. Sabet’s blog is housed at Huffington Post and he contributes to op-ed pages, including Washington Post, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times. Two op-eds earned him “Five Best Columns” by The Atlantic. He is winner of John P. McGovern Award for Drug Prevention given by Institute for Behavior and Health and Robert DuPont, founding director of National Institute on Drug Abuse. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. from Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar, and B.A. in Political Science from University of CA.