Scott Vrecko

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King's College London
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Scott Vrecko is a sociologist based in the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College, London. His research, which has been funded by the ESRC, the Wellcome Trust, and the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, focuses on the political and cultural dynamics of medicine, health and illness.

Scott was a founding member of the European Neuroscience and Society Network, a 5-year initiative funded by the European Science Foundation to explore the social dimensions of neuroscience; and he has guest-edited an interdisciplinary special issue of the journal, BioSocieties, on the theme of addiction, biology, and culture.