Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Thomas H. "Ben" Suitt, III

PhD, Graduate Program in Religion, Boston University

Ben Suitt is the author of Narratives of Trauma and Moral Agency Among Christian Post-9/11 Veterans (Springer Nature Switzerland Publishing, 2023) and Finding Resonance Amid Trauma: Moral Injury and the Role of Religion Among Christian Post-9/11 U.S. Veterans (2021). A graduate of Boston University, Dr. Suitt’s research investigates the role of religion in the lives of U.S. military veterans as they navigate between competing identities and cultures amid the disruptive experiences of war and trauma. His current research places religion in conversation with military ethics and the use of force, moral injury, sociology of morality, and Christian moral thought.

Areas of Interest: Sociology of religion in the military, moral injury, and military ethics