Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

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Zoë H. Wool

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University

Zoë Wool has conducted ethnographic fieldwork with grievously injured US soldiers and their families living at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, as well as at other military sites in the US and abroad. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles about the ongoing effects of war in soldiers’ lives. Wool’s monograph, Emergent Ordinaries: The Weight of Life at Walter Reed, is under contract with Duke University Press (forthcoming, 2015).

Areas of Interest: Social and economic impact of war on veterans, families