Publications

Public Writing

"How Joe Biden Launched a New Prison BoomSlate, 25 January 2022

"The Public Health Case for Decarcerating America’s Prison SystemUndark, 6 January 2022

Republished in Salon, 8 January 2022

"Failure to Prioritize Vaccinating Incarcerated People Will Harm Everyone, AgainJacobin, 23 December 2021

"As Covid Surges Again, Decarceration Is More Necessary Than Ever" with Amanda Klonsky. The Nation, 22 December 2021

"Why U.S. Pandemic Management Has Failed: America's Epidemic Engines" STAT, 5 October 2021

"To help stop the spread of COVID-19, stop packing a major hot spot: prisons and jailsUSA TODAY, 23 September 2021

"To Slow Covid Spread, Illinois Must Decarcerate" with Erika Tyagi and Amanda Klonsky. Chicago Tribune, 20 September 2021

"Covid-19 et prisons : attention au boomerang carcéralLa Tribune, 15 September 2021

"Get Police Vaccinated" with Amanda Klonsky. The Atlantic, 26 August 2021

Punishment in a Pandemic: Eric Reinhart in conversation with Salmaan Keshavjee” IWM Post, June 2021

"Mass Incarceration Has Worsened the Covid-19 Pandemic For EveryoneJacobin, 2 June 2021

"Medicine for the People" Boston Review, 30 March 2021.

Republished as "Decolonising Care and Its Ethics" New Frame (South Africa), 14 April 2021

Stop Needless Arrests to Prevent COVID-19 Deaths” The New York Times, 2 July (online) and 6 July (print) 2020

When You Arrest as Many People as We Do, You Cannot Protect Against Infectious Spread: An Interview with Eric Reinhart” Jacobin, June 27 2020

Releasing Nonviolent Accused Makes Us Safer in Covid Era” with Daniel Chen. The Wall Street Journal, 24 June 2020

Anthropology of Incarceration, Public Health, and Health Policy

"Politicizing Public Health: More Please" Forthcoming

"Biosecurity beyond Containment: Confronting Segregatory Logic in Global Health Policy" Reinhart E and Fallah MP. Forthcoming in The Lancet

Association of Anti-Contagion Policies and Jail Decarceration with Covid-19 Growth Rates in US Counties” Reinhart E and Chen D. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(9):e2123405.

Media and interviews: The Atlantic, NPR, The Guardian, Forbes, USA TODAY, STAT, La Tribune, Chicago Tribune

"How Mass Incarceration Makes Us All SickHealth Affairs 28 May 2021

Media and interviews: The Atlantic, USA TODAY, STAT, Harvard Gazette, Quartz, The Appeal, WBEZ, The Healthcare Policy Podcast, Chicago Tribune

"Carceral-Community Epidemiology, Structural Racism, and Covid-19 Disparities" Reinhart E and Chen D. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2021; 118 (21): e2026577118 

Media and interviews: Chicago Tribune, Harvard Gazette, The Appeal, Quartz, Jacobin, WBEZ, The Healthcare Podcast

"Structural Medicine: Towards an Economy of Care" Reinhart E, Dawes D, and Maybank A. The Lancet 2021; 397 (10286): 1691-3

"Vaccination Plus Decarceration –– Stopping Covid-19 in Jails and Prisons" *Barsky BA, *Reinhart E, Farmer P, and Keshavjee S. The New England Journal of Medicine 2021; 384: 1583-1585 [*co-first authors]

The Neocoloniality of Who Cares: US Underinvestment in Medical Education Exacerbates Global Inequities" Reinhart E and Alam E. The British Medical Journal 2020; 371: m4293

“A Critique of Clinical Economy: Reassessing Value and Care During Covid-19” Reinhart E and Brauner D. The British Medical Journal 2020; 370: m2878

“Incarceration and Its Disseminations: Pandemic Lessons from Chicago’s Cook County Jail” Reinhart E and Chen D. Health Affairs 2020; 39 (8): 1412–1418

Selected media and interviews: New York Times, The New Yorker, The Economist, Lancet, Science, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Vox, The Independent, CNN, US News & World Report, Politico, Slate, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Mother Jones, Jacobin, Harvard Gazette, Axios, Stateline/Pew Charitable Trusts, American Bar Association Journal, Rolling Stone, Sentencing Law & Policy, Deadline, Common Dreams, The Appeal, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

“Mandatory Disclosure: Theory and Evidence from Industry-Physician Relationships” Chen D, Levonyan V, Reinhart E, and Taksler G. The Journal of Legal Studies 2019; 48 (2): 409-440

"The Carceral Boomerang: Why Prison Abolition is Public Health" Under review

Aesthetic and Political Anthropology

“Unbecoming Subjects: Psychiatry, Race, and Disordering the Human” in Ordering the Human: Global Science and Racial Reason edited by Dorothy Roberts and Eram Alam. Columbia University Press. Forthcoming

"Pandemicity without Pandemic: Political Responsibility in the Exponential Present" b20: an online journal of the boundary 2 editorial collective, January 2021

“Where There Are No Others: Privatized Urban Planning and Cities within Cities” The Johannesburg Salon, 2014; 7: 131-141

"Our Fascist Fantasies –– Politics Beyond Reason" Under review

"Dyspolitics: From Russia with Love" Biziukova V and Reinhart E. Under Review

Critical Legal Studies and Political Economy

“The Disavowal of Decisionism and the Rise of Juristocracy: Political Motivation in the U.S. Federal Judiciary, 1802–2019” Reinhart E and Chen D. Revise & resubmit

“Markets and Morality: How Markets Shape Our (Dis)Regard for Others” Reinhart E and Chen D. Revise & resubmit