Anthony is an interdisciplinary PhD student in the Cultural, Social and Political Thought (CSPT) program at the University of Victoria (UVic). His current research looks at the social, ethical and political issues surrounding sophisticated emerging gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR/Cas9, specifically drawing upon his academic background in philosophy and critical theory. Anthony’s other research interests include biotechnology and bioethics, political economy and feminist theory, and twentieth-century French philosophy. He also holds an M.A. in Philosophy from Concordia University, and a B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy from UVic.
Anthony has been active in the science advocacy community since 2013, when he began volunteering for the Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC). Since 2014 he has carried on his advocacy efforts with Bad Science Watch, joining the board of directors in 2016 after initially serving the organization as a volunteer.