Degrees: BA in Behavioral Science (Andrews University)
MA in Industrial Organizations (University of Maryland)
PhD in Sociology (University of Kentucky)
Dr. McBride joined the Department of 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 the following courses: Criminology, Introduction to Sociology, Drug Use in American Society, Theories of Addictive Behavior, and Juvenile Delinquency. He has received a variety of awards for his teaching, research and contributions to Andrews University.