About William Dolphin

William Dolphin has been a professional writer and editor for more than 30 years. He has published hundreds of articles and opinion pieces and contributed to more than a dozen books. Since 2002, he has written primarily about medical cannabis law, policy, medical research, and the patient experience.


Following media relations work on the landmark federal trial of cannabis author Ed Rosenthal, William has for 16 years contributed to the education efforts of Americans for Safe Access, including the organization’s condition-based pamphlets, policy white papers, training materials, and monthly activist newsletter.


After growing up in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, William attended the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Northern Colorado before receiving a B.A. in English from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado and an M.A. from San Francisco State University. 


William has taught writing at San Francisco State University, Rhodes College, Azusa Pacific University, and the University of California, Berkeley. He currently teaches in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education at University of Redlands.

A competitive cyclist for as long as he's been a professional writer, William likes to ride with Michelle on her commute. They live with two dogs and two young sons at edge of the Angeles National Forest in Southern California. 

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