Amy Fairchild is a historian who works at the intersection of ethics and policy. Her work harm reduction, privacy and surveillance, and immigration and border control is fundamentally concerned with the politics of public health and the tensions between ethics and evidence. In addition to her publications in leading journals, Fairchild is the author of two books Science at the Borders: Disease and the Making of the Modern Industrial Labor Force and Searching Eyes: Privacy and Disease Surveillance in America. Her current work includes a cross-national project on harm reduction and ethics and politics of e-cigarettes.