David Anderson, Ph.D. serves as a Professor and Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Health, School of Recreation, Health and Tourism, College of Education and Human Development, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He serves as project director and researcher on numerous national, state and local projects, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on drug and alcohol issues, community health, and health communications.
Dr. Anderson has worked on numerous projects with federal agencies, state agencies and national organizations. He co-authors two national surveys on college drug/alcohol prevention efforts The College Alcohol Survey: 1979-2009 and The Drug and Alcohol Survey of Community, Junior and Technical Colleges. He co-directed Promising Practices: Campus Alcohol Strategies.
Dr. Anderson received his Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration, and his Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration from The Ohio State University. His Ph.D. in Public Policy/Public Affairs is from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.