Aliza Cohen

Aliza is the research associate for the Office of Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance, where her role includes fielding research requests, coordinating roundtables and briefings of drug researchers and public health officials, and maintaining a database of drug scholars. Aliza has organized around prison divestment, helped plan a conference on feminist responses to the carceral state, and conducted research on the lasting power of criminal photographs and mug shots.

Drug Research Ignores Stable or Pleasurable Use—And That’s a Problem

In the United States and beyond, drug research ignores most people who use drugs. While the large majority of people…

August 27, 2019