Getting Wasted: OU Prof Researches College Student Drinking


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In this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Kelee Riesbeck talks with Ohio University Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Thomas Vander Ven about his new book, Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard.

In the book, Vander Ven examines college drinking as a social process, asking survey respondents about drinking to intoxication and roles that fellow students play when drinking in groups.