Duane McBride

Duane McBride

Duane McBride

Title: Research Professor of Sociology
Director, Institute for Prevention of Addictions

Office Location: Buller Hall 221
E-mail: mcbride@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3576


BA in Behavioral Science (Andrews University)
MA in Industrial Organizations (University of Maryland)
PhD in Sociology (University of Kentucky)


Dr. McBride joined the School of Social & Behavioral Sciences in 1986. His areas of expertise are criminology and drug abuse, and he has been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Drug Issues, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, International Journal of Criminology and Penology, Youth and Society, Human Organization, Addictive Diseases: An International Journal, British Journal of Addiction, Chemical Dependencies: Behavioral and Biomedical Issues, and Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. McBride has also authored two books: Legal and Illicit Drug Use: Determining Drug Abuse Treatment Needs and Drug Use and the Courts. His current research is in the areas of juvenile delinquency and the AIDS virus infection of IV drug-users. He has membership in the American Sociological Association and the American Public Health Association. Currently he is co-principal investigator on a Health Services Research Center funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and chairs a grant review committee for the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Dr. McBride currently teaches courses in Criminology, Introduction to Sociology, Drug Use in American Society, Theories of Addictive Behavior, Juvenile Delinquency and more. He has received a variety of awards for his teaching, research, and contributions to Andrews University. After 23 years as School of Social & Behavioral Sciences, passed the honor to Dr. Harvey Burnett on July 1, 2015.

Current Research or Professional Activities


  • Baltazar, A., Hopkins, G., McBride, D., VanderWaal, C., Pepper, S,. & Mackey, S. (2012). Parental Influence on Inhalant Use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22, 25-37.
  • McBride, D. C., Chriqui, J. F., Terry-McElrath, Y. M., & Mulatu, M.S. (2012). Drug Treatment Program Ownership, Medicaid Acceptance, and Service Provision. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42, 116-124.
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., & Mulatu, M.S. (2012). Drug Treatment Program Ownership, Medicaid Acceptance and Service Provision, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 42 (2):116-124.
  • Johnson, B., McBride, D. C. Hopkins, G.; Pepper (2011 in press) An Examination of Parent-Child Relationships and Teen Substance Use. Journal Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.
  • Helm, H. W., Bailey, K.G.D., McBride D.C., LaBianca, O.S. (2011) Creating a Research Culture in a Small Non-Selective Department. Psychology Journal, 8 (3):93-101
  • McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.T.M., Chriqui, J.F., O’Connor, J.C., VanderWaal, C.J. & Mattson, K.L. (2011). State Methamphetamine Precursor Policies and Changes in Small Toxic Lab Methamphetamine Production.  Journal of Drug Issues, 41(2):253-282.
  • Terry-McElrath, Y.M., J.F. Chriqui, D.C. McBride D.C. (2011). Factors Related to Medicaid Payment Acceptance at Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Programs. Health Services Research 46(2):632-653.
  • Weaver, J.B.III, Weaver, S.S., Mays, D., Hopkins, G.L., Kannenberg, W., & McBride D. (2011). Mental- and Physical-Health Indicators and Sexually Explicit Media-Use Behavior by Adults.  Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8, 764-772.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02030.x
  • Baltazar, A., Helm, H., McBride, D.C., Hopkins, G., Stevens, J. (2010) Internet Pornography Use in the Context of External and Internal Religiosity. Journal of Psychology and Theology 38(1), 32-40.
  • Terry-McElrath, Y.M., Chriqui, J.F., Bates, H., McBride, D.C. (2010) Do State Policies Matter in Prosecutor Reported Juvenile Marijuana Case Disposition? In Press, Crime and Delinquency (early view http://cad.sagepub.com/content/early/2009/11/30/0011128709348457.abstract).
  • McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., Inciardi, J.A., Leukefeld, C. & Terry-McElrath. (2009). Reflections on Drug Policy. Journal of Drug Issues. 39, 71-88
  • Terry-McElrath, Y.M., McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., O’Malley, P.M., VanderWaal, C.J., (2009) Prosecutor Reported Marijuana Case Dispositions and Community Youth Marijuana-Related Attitudes and Behaviors. Crime and Delinquency.55, 600-626.
  • Helm, H. W. Jr., McBride, D. C., Knox, D., & Zusman, M. (2009). The Influence of a Conservative Religion on Premarital Sexual Behavior of University Students. North American Journal of Psychology. 11(2), 231-245.
  • Helm, H. W. Jr., Lien, L.M., McBride, D.C. & Bell, B. (2009). Comparison of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Trends Between a Prohibitionist University and National Data Sets. Journal of Research on Christian Education. 18(2), 231-245.
  • Chriqui, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y., McBride, D.C., and Eidson, S.S. (2008). State Policies Matter: The Case of the Outpatient Drug Treatment Program Practices. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 35, 13–21.
  • Felt, J., McBride, D.C., and Helm, H. (2008). Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana Use Within a Religious Affiliated University. Journal of Drug Issues. 38, 799-819.
  • McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., VanderWaal, C.J., Chriqui, J.F., & Myllyluoma, J.
  • (2008). United States Public Health Agency Involvement in Illicit Drug Policy, Planning
  • and Prevention, 1999-2003. American Journal of Public Health.98, 270-277.
  • Chriqui, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., McBride, D.C., Eidson, S.S., VanderWaal, C.J. (2007).  Does Licensure or Certification Impact Outpatient Treatment Program Practices? Journal of Behavioral Health Services Research, 34, 309-328.
  • Chriqui, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., McBride, D.C., Eidson, S.S. (2008). Policies Matter: The Case of Outpatient Drug Treatment Program Practices. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,35, 13-21..
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., VanderWaal, C., O’Connor, J. Controlling Methamphetamine Precursors: From Policy to Practice – An Overview, Final Report to the National Institute of Justice, 2008.


  • Baltazar, A., Hopkins, G., VanderWaal, C. (2012). Risk and Protective Factors in Students Use of Alcohol and Engaging in Sexual Activity. Towards New Horizons in Adventist Research First Conference of SDA Human-Subject Researchers. (Oral Presentation).
  • Baltazar, A. (2012). Parental & Religiosity Influences on Alcohol Use & Sexual Behaviors Among Christian College Students. National Christian Counselors Conference. (Poster presentation).
  • McBride, D., Baltazar, A., Chelbegean, R., Hopkins, G., & Thayer, J. (2012). Family Dinners and Victimization. American Society of Criminology (Peer reviewed Roundtable).
  • McCoy, C.B., McBride, D.C., Zhao, M., Ache, R. & Comerford, M. (2010) The Role of Social
  • Justice in Drug Use and Public Health Approaches. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • McBride, D.C., VanderWaal, C., Terry-McElrath, Y.T.M., Chriqui, J.F. & O’Connor, J. (2010) Community Collaboration, the Development of State Methamphetamine Precursor Chemical Laws, and Changes in State Small Toxic Lab Production. International Society for the Study of Drug Policy. Santa Monica, California.
  • McBride, D. C., Mulatu, M., Chriqui, J.F. & Terry-McElrath, Y.T.M. (2010) The Relationship between Drug Treatment Program Ownership, Medicaid Acceptance and Types of Service Provision. Addictions Health Service Research Conference, Lexington, Kentucky.
  • McBride, D.C. & Randall, K.F. (2009). Priorities of Public Health in Mission of a Church: An Example of the Adventist Church.  Seminar Presenter and Coordinator for Social Religious Behavior at the WHO Health and Lifestyle Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • McBride, D.C. & Hopkins, G. (July, 2009), Service and Mentoring in Prevention of At-Risk Behaviors. Seminar on Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs for the GC/WHO conference on Health and Lifestyle, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., Chriqui, J.F., O’Connor, J.C., & VanderWaal, C.J. (August 2009), The Relationship Between State Methamphetamine Precursor Laws and Trends in Small Toxic Lab Seizures. American Sociological Association, San Francisco, SA.
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., Mulatu, M. & Terry-McElrath, Y.M. (December, 2008) The Role of Medicaid in Substance Abuse Service Provision and Access to Services for African Americans. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Substance Abuse Policy Research Program Grantee Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ.
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., Mulatu, M. (October, 2008). Relationship Between Facility Ownership, Service to Medicaid Patients and Types of Treatments Services Offered. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.
  • McBride, D.C. (October 8, 2008). Moderator in session on Examining the Role of Medicaid in
  • the Provision of Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Boston, MA.
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., Mulatu, M. & Terry-McElrath, Y. (October, 2008). The Role of
  • Medicaid Acceptance in Moderating the Relationship Between Program Ownership and Service Provision in Outpatient Treatment Programs in the US. Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Boston, MA.
  • McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., VanderWaal, C.J., O’Connor, J.C. (July, 2008). Controlling Methamphetamine Precursors: From Policy to Practice – An Overview of Findings. National Institute of Justice Conference, Washington D.C.


  • Wechsberg, W. M., McBride, D.C., & Surratt, H.L.(eds), (2011). In Memoriam: James A.
  • Inciardi, Professor of Sociology & Criminal Justice and Director of the Center for Drug & Alcohol Studies at the University of Delaware, Journal of Drug Issues, 41 (2).