William Garriott is a cultural anthropologist. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from Princeton University and a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. His primary interests are in the anthropology of law and medicine, with related interests in science and technology studies and religion. He is currently completing two projects. The first is an ethnographic study of the methamphetamine epidemic in the rural United States. The second is an edited volume on addiction, tentatively entitled, Anthropologies of Addiction: Science, Therapy and Regulation (co-edited with Eugene Raikhel). Dr. Garriott teaches courses on law, crime, drugs, policing, surveillance and security.