Associate Professor and Chair
Office Location: Medbury 201A
Professor Garriott holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Princeton University and an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School. His research and teaching focus on 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 Practiceand (with Eugene Raikhel) Addiction Trajectories. He currently serves as co-editor (with Heath Cabot) of the journal PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
Professor Garriott teaches courses in the core LPS curriculum, including Introduction to Law, Politics, and Society; Critical Concepts in Law, Politics, and Society; and Senior Seminar. Additionally, he offers courses covering topics such as drugs, crime, punishment, and the state.