Lucas Richert

Position title: Associate Professor, George Urdang Chair in the History of Pharmacy; Historical Director for the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, which is based in the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy

Email: lucas.richert@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 890-3676

Address:
Room 2513, Rennebohm Hall

Interests

Lucas Richert (RICK-ert) studies intoxicating substances and the pharmaceutical industry. He also examines the history of mental health.

Education

Ph.D., University of London, School of Advanced Study, 2010

Books

Lucas Richert and James H. Mills, Eds. Cannabis: Global Histories, Cambridge (The MIT Press, 2021).

Lucas Richert, Break On Through: Radical Psychiatry and the American Counterculture (The MIT Press, 2019).

Lucas Richert, Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019).

Courses taught

HistSci 401 / S&A PHM 401: History of Pharmacy

Website: apps.pharmacy.wisc.edu/sopdir/lucas_richert/