Michael Montagne, B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.

Michael Montagne, B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., is Professor of Social Pharmacy and Senior Associate Dean at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Educated in pharmacy and sociology at the University of Minnesota, he then received postdoctoral training in psychiatric epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He has contributed articles on psychedelic drugs to publications as diverse as the Journal of Psychedelic Drugs, International Journal of the Addictions, Integration, the MAPS Newsletter, Psychozoic Press, and Psychedelic Monographs & Essays and book chapters for Tom Lyttle’s Psychedelics, Julie Holland’s Ecstasy: A Complete Guide, Michael Winkelman and Thomas Roberts’ Psychedelic Medicine, and Dale Jacquette’s Cannabis & Philosophy. His primary research interests are the meaning of drug effects, the social pharmacology of drug-taking experiences, and the process by which knowledge about drugs and their effects is socially constructed.