Richard Spence, Ph.D.

Richard Spence, Ph.D.

Research Professor

Professional Interests

Research in the epidemiology of alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems; Needs assessment for AOD services; Outcomes assessment and performance management for AOD treatment; Planning and statewide resource allocation for AOD services.


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University

Faculty Research


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Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
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Austin, TX 78712-0358