Carl Hart

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Carl Hart
BornMiami, Florida, USA
ResidenceUSA
CitizenshipUnited States
FieldsPsychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience
InstitutionsColumbia University
Alma materUniversity of Maryland
University of Wyoming
 
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Carl Hart
BornMiami, Florida, USA
ResidenceUSA
CitizenshipUnited States
FieldsPsychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience
InstitutionsColumbia University
Alma materUniversity of Maryland
University of Wyoming

Carl Hart (born 1966) is an associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University. Hart is known for his research in drug abuse and drug addiction. Hart was the first tenured African American professor of sciences at Columbia University.

Early life[edit]

Hart grew up in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, engaging in petty crime and drug use. [1][2]

Education[edit]

Hart received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from the University of Maryland. He received a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Wyoming.

Career[edit]

Hart's book High Price was published in 2013. The book interweaves anecdotes from Carl Hart's own experience with drugs and poverty with his modern research.[3][4] He is featured in the documentary The House I Live In.

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