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Press Releases

  • Perkins, Perkins, and Craig publish on Social Norms Approach Addressing Problem Behaviors. (HWS press release 2/21/2019).
  • Perkins NPR On Point interview on “How schools can reduce sexual violence” on (HWS press release 12/6/2018).
  • Perkins NPR On Point interview on “Inside The Current State Of College Drinking Culture” on (HWS press release 10/4/2018).
  • Perkins and Craig advancing Social Norms research. (HWS press release 10/28/2016).
  • Perkins Recognized for Local Impact. (HWS press release 07/13/2016).
  • Perkins, Craig Publish Bullying Study in the Journal of School Health. (HWS press release 01/21/2015).
  • Perkins addresses Air Force and Univeristy Staff at the U.S. Air Force Family Advocacy Program Staff Training in San Antonio, Texas. (HWS press release 08/15/2014)
  • Perkins delivers keynote address at the Fourth European Symposium on Substance Use and Abuse among University Students (ESSUS 2014) in Bremen, Germany. (HWS press release 07/15/2014)
  • Perkins speaks on four different topics at the 2014 Meeting of the Minds Conference in Kansas City, MO. (HWS press release 04/28/2014)
  • Perkins Quoted in New York Times article about "imaginary peers" and social norms. (HWS press release 03/27/2013)
  • Perkins gives plenary address at the 5th International Conference on Alcohol and Harm Reduction in Frankfurt, Germany. (HWS press release 03/12/2013)
  • Perkins presents at The Environmental Defense Fund's Annual Science Day Conference in NYC and the Shenendehowa Community Coalition in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (HWS press release 11/06/2012)
  • Perkins and Craig to survey Cranford, New Jersey students about their social norms (HWS press release 3/07/2012)
  • Perkins, Craig, and Perkins publish research on bullying (HWS press release 4/8/2011, abstract , full publication)
  • Perkins, Perkins, and Craig publish research on sweet drink consumption (HWS press release 9/10/2010, publication)
  • Perkins presents at NASPA 2011 (HWS press release 1/28/2011)
  • Perkins publishes research on successful campaign to reduce drinking and driving (HWS press release 10/13/2010, publication)
  • Perkins gives several invited lectures and workshops in the UK (HWS press release 9/28/2010)
  • Perkins and Craig publish research on peer weight norms in the UK (HWS press release 9/10/2010, publication)
  • U. S. Department of Education 2010 model program publication highlights HWS Alcohol Education Project (HWS press release 8/10/2010, publication)
  • Perkins and Craig deliver research at National Social Norms conference, (HWS press release 7/21/2010)
  • Perkins and Craig deliver research at APHA conference, (HWS press release 11/13/2009)
  • "Bullying Likely to Occur in the Classroom; Nearly Two-thirds of Students Bullied in Past Month", by the American Public Health Association about the paper, "Where does bullying take place among adolescents when they are at school?," presented at the 2009 national meeting in Philadelphia. Authors: H. Wesley Perkins, PhD; Jessica M. Perkins, MS; and David W. Craig, PhD (APHA press release 11/4/2009)
  • Social Norms theory is the talk of Scotland Parliament - HWS Alcohol Education Project contributions acknowledged (HWS press release 11/27/2007)
  • Canadian Student Drinking Study Published (HWS press release 9/20/2007, publication)
  • College Student-Athlete Study Published (HWS press release 11/1/2006)
  • HWS MVP Project recognized as model program in 2005 U. S. Department of Education competition. (HWS press release 10/27/2005)
  • Nation-wide college drinking study published (National Social Norms Resource Center press release 8/30/2005, HWS Press Release 9/14/2005)
  • Results from three year HWS MVP Project and Multi-institution NCAA STARR replication released highlighting social norms work with intercollegiate athletes. (HWS press release 7/23/2004, Project press release)
  • Serious flaws noted in Wechsler's latest Harvard study attempting to discredit the social norms approach. (HWS press release 7/23/2003). Click here to see links to more press coverage of this debate.
  • Perkins' new edited book on social norms receives praise. Craig and Perkins author several chapters. (HWS press release 2/20/2003).

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