Department Title

New Research

Eschker, Erick, Joshua Meisel and Jeff Grabinski. "College Students Working in the Marijuana Industry" 2014

Upcoming Event

Wednesday, November 12, 7:30 - 9:15pm in the Native Forum, BSS room 162

Screening of the award winning documentary film “Bringing it home: Industrial Hemp, Healthy Houses, and a Greener Future for America".

Question and answer session afterwards with HSU alum Anna Owen, M.A. Environment and Community. Sponsored by Hempstead Project Heart and the Women's Resource Center.

Here is the flyer .


We have released the special edition on Current Perspectives on Marijuana and Society in the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, co-edited by Professors Ronnie Swartz and Beth Wilson.


HIIMR seeks to improve the economic, social, physical, and environmental health of individuals and communities through the interdisciplinary scientific study of marijuana. Members of HIIMR will: Design, conduct, analyze, and disseminate research, Provide applied expertise to policy makers, researchers, health professionals, businesses, and the media, and Archive and provide access to source materials (raw data, media)

Contact Us


Dr. Erick Eschker, Professor of Economics. phone: 707.826.3216 • email:

Dr. Josh Meisel, Associate Professor of Sociology. phone: 707.826.4446 • email: