Robin Room

Robin Room

Robin Room is a sociologist who has directed alcohol and drug research centres in the United States, Canada, Sweden and Australia. He is a Professor at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La Trobe University in Melbourne, as well as at Stockholm University, and has advised the World Health Organization on alcohol issues for more than 40 years.

His research is on social, cultural and epidemiological studies of alcohol, drugs and gambling behaviour and associated problems, social responses to such problems, and the effects of policies and regulation.