James Craig Keaton

Craig Keaton received his Bachelor of Science in University Studies with an interdisciplinary emphasis in the biological sciences and his Master if Social Work with a health concentration from the University of Texas at Arlington. Craig’s MSW and Ph.D. academic studies and research have been supported by the Glen W. and Miriam S. Rollins Mental Health Graduate Scholarship, the National Institute for Transportation and Communities Graduate Fellowship, and the School of Social Work’s Dean’s Fellowship. Currently, Craig’s doctoral research interests include Substance Use, Addiction, and Natural Recovery; Spirituality in Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery; Psychoactive Substances and their Therapeutic Potential; Harm Reduction; Mindfulness-Based Self-Care; Mental Health, Self-Care, and Student Success; Social Work Education; Qualitative Research; Community-Based Participatory Research; and Interdisciplinary Health Research and Practice.