Professor Sally Casswell, ONZM, BA(Hons), PhD, FRSNZ.

Sally Casswell holds a personal chair in social and health research and is Director of SHORE and Co-director of the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre. Her research interests are in social and public health policy, particularly in relation to alcohol and other drugs. She has a particular interest in development and implementation of healthy public policy at the global level and in international collaborative research. She was selected by her peers to receive the Jellinek Memorial Award, the premier international award for alcohol research, for her contributions to ‘the understanding of social and cultural drinking patterns and public attitudes’. She has published more than 200 articles in peer reviewed international journals, is a member of the World Health Organisation’s Expert Advisory Panel on Alcohol and Drug Dependence and is currently Chair of the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance and President of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol.


Selected Journal Articles

Martin Wall, M., & Casswell, S. (2017). Drinker Types, Harm, and Policy-Related Variables: Results from the 2011 International Alcohol Control Study in New Zealand. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, published online April DOI: 10.1111/acer.13372. A406

Wall, M., Casswell, C., & Yeh, L.-C. (2017). Purchases by heavier drinking young people concentrated in lower priced beverages – implications for policy. Drug and Alcohol Review, published online 14 March, doi: 10.1111/dar.12495 [Abstract]. A403

Casswell, S. (2017). Global alcohol harm network: struggling or emerging? A response to Shiffman [Letter]. International Journal of Health Policy Management, 6, published online 1 March. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.12017.15131.

Casswell, S., Callinan, S., Chaiyasong, S., Pham V, C., Kazantseva, E., Bayandorj, T., Huckle, T., Parker, K., Railton, R., & Wall, M. (2016). How the alcohol industry relies on harmful use of alcohol and works to protect its profits. Drug and Alcohol Review, published online 27 OCT. doi: 10.1111/dar.12460 [Abstract]. A393

Collin, J., & Casswell, S. (2016). Comment: Re-thinking policy implications of the SDGs Lancet, 387, 2582–2583. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30827-3. A382

Callinan, S., Laslett, A.-M., Rekve, D., Room, R., Waleewong, O., Benegal, V., Casswell, S., Florenzano, R., Hanh, T., Hanh, V., Hettige, S., Huckle, T., Ibanga, A., Obot, I., Rao, G., Siengsounthone, L., Rankin, G., & Thamarangsi, T. (2016). Alcohol’s harm to others: An international collaborative project. International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research (IJADR), published online, doi: A383

Casswell, S., Huckle, T., Wall, M., & Parker, K. (2016). Policy relevant behaviours mediate the relationship between socio-economic status and alcohol consumption – analysis from the International Alcohol Control (IAC) study. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(2), 385-392 [Abstract]. A375 

Gruenewald, P., Treno, A., Ponicki, W., Huckle, T., Yeh, L.-C., & Casswell, S. (2015). Impacts of New Zealand's lowered minimum purchase age on context-specific drinking and related risks. Addiction, Article first published online: 4 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/add.13034 [Online Open]. A365

Casswell, S. (2014). Profits or People? The informative case of alcohol marketing [Viewpoint article]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1406), 87-92 [Article]. A398

Bendtsen, P., Damsgaard, M., Huckle, T., Casswell, S., Kuntsche, E., Arnold, P., de Looze, M., Hofmann, F., Hublet, A., Simons-Morton, B., ter Bogt, T., & Holstein, B. (2014). Adolescent alcohol use: a reflection of national drinking patterns and policy? Addiction, Published Online 5 August, doi: 10.1111/add.12681 [Abstract]. A344


Selected Books and Book Chapters

Casswell, S. (2008). Alcohol, Integrated Control of. In K. Heggenhougen & S. Quah (Eds.), InternationalEncyclopedia of Public Health (Volume 1, pp. 108-112). San Diego: Academic Press

Babor T, Caetano R, Casswell S, Edwards G, Giesbrecht N, Graham K, Grube J, Hill L, Holder H and Homel R, et al. (2010). Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Research and Public Policy Second Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford