Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University

Rosella Cappella Zielinski’s primary research interests include the mobilization of resources for war, defense spending under austerity, and conflict dynamics. She is the author of How States Pay for Wars (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016), winner of the 2017 American Political Science Association Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award in International History and Politics. Her other works can be found in the Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and the Air and Space Power Journal.

Areas of Interest: War Finance, Military Spending