Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University

Rosella Cappella Zielinski is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston University and non-resident fellow at the Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity at Marine Corps University who specializes in study the political economy of security. 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, Security Studies, European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Global Security Studies, as well as Foreign Affairs, Texas National Security Review, and War on the Rocks.

Areas of Interest: War Finance, Military Spending