Mark Convey, MA

Research Associate/Anthropologist, Institute for Community Research (Affiliate)

Research Overview

Mark Convey, M.A. is currently working as the Project Director for a NIDA funded project titled: Drug Use, Housing Access, Stability and HIV Risk Among Low-Income Urban Residents, at the Institute for Community Research. Mark came to ICR in 1998 as an intern while completing his B.A. in Cultural Anthropology at Central Connecticut State University. Since 1999, Mark has worked as an ethnographer on several projects at ICR, including: Pathways to High-Risk Drug Abuse Among Urban Youth; A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Perceived Risk for HIV; and HIV Prevention in High-Risk Drug Use Sites: Project RAP. Later, as a research associate, he worked on Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk Among Drug Users and the Longitudinal Study of the RAP Peer Intervention for HIV Prevention. Mark’s research interests include gender and sexuality, sexual minorities among urban ethnic minorities, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS prevention and male sex workers


1985 A.S. Legal Assistant, Manchester Community College

1999 B.A. Cultural Anthropology, Central Connecticut State
University, Summa cum Laude

2005 M.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Connecticut

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Phone860.278.2044 x247
Mailing AddressInstitute for Community Research
2 Hartford Square West, Suite 100
Hartford, CT 06106-5128