Kathryn Stewart has been the Director of the Dissemination and Diffusion of Science-Based Prevention Component of the PRC Center Grant. She is a founding partner in Safety and Policy Analysis, International, a consulting firm that deals with alcohol and other drug issues in public policy.
She was previously a Senior Research Scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the Deputy Director of the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center. She has broad experience in research and evaluation related to the prevention of problems related to substance use, with a special emphasis on impaired driving and alcohol policy.
She has edited monographs on alcohol regulation and traffic safety, drugs and driving, and on the implementation of research-based impaired driving strategies for the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science. Other projects include comparisons of impaired driving laws and statistics worldwide, evaluations of administrative license revocation, impaired driver treatment programs, and various strategies to prevent impaired driving among the general population.
Ms. Stewart’s particular specialty is the development of communication strategies to assist States and communities to apply research findings to reduce impaired driving and other substance-related problems. She is the Past President of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) and edited The Reporter, the ICADTS newsletter.
Grube, J.W., Stewart, K. (2004). Preventing impaired driving using alcohol policy. Traffic Injury Prevention, 5 (3) 199-207. DOI: 10.1080/15389580490465229
Klitzner, M., Stewart, K., Fisher, D. (1993). Reducing underage drinking and its consequences. Alcohol Health & Research World, 17 (1) 12-18.
Stewart, K., Gruenewald, P.J., Parker, R.N. (1992). Assessing legal change: Recidivism and administrative per se laws. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 8 (4) 375-394. DOI: 10.1007/BF01093641
Mann, R.E., Vingilis, E.R., Stewart, K. (1988). Programs to change individual behavior: Education and rehabilitation in the prevention of drinking and driving. In Laurence, M.D., Snortum, J.R., Zimring, F.E. (Eds.), Social Control of the Drinking Driver. 248-269. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.