Dr. Carl Hart
Solo: Drug Use for Grown-Ups: It’s about Honesty, Liberty, and Justice.
Dr. Carl L. Hart, Ziff Professor at Columbia University and former chair of the Department of Psychology, is one of the world’s preeminent experts on the effects of so-called recreational drugs on the human mind and body. Dr. Hart has published more than 100 scientific articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology and is co-author of the textbook Drugs, Society and Human Behavior (with Charles Ksir). His book,High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society,” was the 2014 winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. His most recent book is entitled,“Drug Use for Grown-ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear.
Prof. Hart has been presented with numerous awards and has appeared on multiple podcasts, radio and television shows. His essays have been published in several popular publications including The New York Times, Scientific American, The Nation, Ebony, and O Globo (Brazil’s leading newspaper). In 2016, the city of Miami issued a proclamation declaring February 1, 2016 “Dr. Carl Hart Day.”