Dan Malleck is a professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Brock University and the director of Brock’s Centre for Canadian Studies. He a medical historian specializing in drug and alcohol regulation and policy, and has published books and articles on that topic including Try to Control Yourself: The regulation of public drinking in post-prohibition Ontario (UBC Press 2012) which won the Canadian Historical Association’s 2013 Clio Prize for Ontario history; When Good Drugs go Bad: Opium, medicine, and the origins of Canada’s drug laws (UBC Press, 2015); and Liquor and the Liberal State: Drink and order before prohibition (UBC Press, 2022). He is the co-editor, with Cheryl Warsh, of Consuming Modernity: Gendered behaviour and consumerism before the baby boom (UBC Press, 2013) and Pleasure and Panic: New Essays on the history of alcohol and drugs (UBC Press 2022) and editor of the four-volume primary source collection Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction in the Long Nineteenth Century (Routledge, 2020). He contributes to the current discussions on cannabis legalization, the opioid crisis, and liquor laws, using historically grounded analysis to provide insight into current issues. When not writing articles for mass consumption, he is trying to complete an ever expanding history of the pharmacy profession in Canada.