William Garriott

Associate Professor
Office Location: Medbury 201A
515-271-2869
william.garriott@drake.edu

Professor Garriott holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Princeton University and an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School. The focus of his current research and teaching is the relationship between law, crime and criminal justice, broadly conceived, with specific interest in drugs, addiction, policing and governance. He is the author of Policing Methamphetamine: Narcopolitics in Rural America as well as editor of the volumes Policing and Contemporary Governance: The Anthropology of Police in Practice and (with Eugene Raikhel) Addiction Trajectories.

Professor Garriott teaches courses in the core LPS curriculum, including Critical Concepts in Law, Politics and Society and Senior Seminar. Additionally, he offers courses covering topics such as drugs, crime, punishment and the state.

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June 14, 2016
Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
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