Professor / Department of Population Health, NYU
David Farabee, Ph.D., co-director of BetaGov, is a research professor in the Department of Population Health at NYU and professor emeritus at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. His research has focused on the delivery of substance use and mental health services in criminal justice settings. He was co-editor of the books Treatment of Drug Offenders (2002; New York: Springer) and Treating Addicted Offenders: A Continuum of Effective Practices, Volumes I and II (2004, 2007; New York: Civic Research Institute), and author of Rethinking Rehabilitation: Why Can’t We Reform Our Criminals? (2005; Washington: AEI Press). Dr. Farabee has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas, as well as a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Texas Christian University.