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Elliott Reichardt

Elliott Reichardt

Elliott Reichardt

Calgary, Alberta
Canada
PhD in Anthropology
School of Humanities and Sciences

Elliott M. Reichardt, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is pursuing a PhD in anthropology at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. He graduated, as valedictorian, from the University of Calgary with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, and from the University of Cambridge with a master’s degree in health, medicine and society. At Cambridge, he was awarded the Forrester Prize for his dissertation. Elliott aspires to improve access to healthcare and to advocate for responsive public health while combating common and problematic health narratives. Elliott has founded and led/co-led multiple health advocacy organizations, including Stop Addicting Adolescents to Vaping and E-cigarettes (SAAVE) and Banding Against Menthol (BAM) — both of which focus on tobacco control — and Canadians for Safe Syrian Healthcare, which focuses on supporting healthcare providers in Syria and Syrian refugees in Canada. His scholarly interests focus on the history and anthropology of global health and its relationship to political economy, colonialism, and disability studies. His work has been published in Medicine Anthropology Theory.

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