Institute for Behavioral Health

Joe Silcox

Joe Silcox

Joe Silcox, MA, is a Research Associate (Project Manager) for Dr. Traci Green at the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative. Joe earned his bachelor's degree in Sociology from Saint Anselm College and his master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts - Boston (UMass Boston) in Applied Sociology. Joe is currently a PhD Candidate in Sociology at UMass Boston and specializes in research on substance use, stigma, harm reduction and social control. For his dissertation research Joe intends to study the ongoing dispute between Boston and Quincy surrounding the resurrection of the Long Island Bridge. His research will ethnographically examine how this controversy has impacted community members, law enforcement and those who need access to substance use treatment and housing services. In his free time, Joe enjoys fishing, playing golf and spending time with family/friends.