Curriculum Vitae

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2021 (expected) Ph.D. (Sociology), University of California, Berkeley

2015 Master of Arts (Sociology), University of California, Berkeley

2012 Bachelor of Arts (Tutorial Studies with Special Honors), University of Chicago

Selected fellowships and honors

2019 Graduate Fellow, Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies, UC Berkeley

2019 Dissertation Grant, Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

2014  Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation

2013 Regents Fellowship, UC Berkeley

2011 Student Marshal (highest undergraduate honor), University of Chicago

Selected publications

Showalter, David. 2020. “Epidemics, Crisis, and Policy Change: Spreading Syringe Services in California.” Mobilization 25(1): 71–92.

Showalter, David. 2020. “Steps Toward a Theory of Place Effects on Drug Use: Risk, Marginality, and Opportunity in Small and Remote California Towns.” International Journal of Drug Policy, 102629. Special issue on “Rural Risk Environments.” https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.102629

Showalter, David. 2019. “Misdiagnosing Medicalization: Penal Psychopathy and Psychiatric Practice.” Theory and Society 48(1): 67–94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11186-018-09336-y

Showalter, David. 2018. “Federal Funding for Syringe Exchange: Explaining a Long-Term Policy Failure.” International Journal of Drug Policy 55: 95-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.02.006

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