Lisa L. Sample is the Reynolds Professor of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her areas of interest include juvenile and criminal-justice policy; media and crime; and racial and gender disparity. She has worked with several state and local agencies to evaluate programs intended to address juvenile truancy, prisoner reentry, drug use, and methamphetamine manufacture and sale. She received her Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri at St. Louis in 2001.

June 3, 2013

Drug Prevention in the Schools: What Doesn't Work

Drug use by youth varies by geography, gender age and race, and it changes over time. Many of our school-based prevention programs don't reflect those realities.