Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Stephanie Savell

Senior Researcher, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Stephanie Savell is an anthropologist of militarism, security, and civic engagement and has studied these topics in the United States and in Brazil. Her primary research is on the United States post-9/11 wars and on militarized policing in Rio de Janeiro favelas. Savell has published in PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology ReviewFocaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology, The Guardian, the Smithsonian magazine, Axios, and The Nation, among others, and is co-author of The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life (Routledge, 2014). She earned her PhD from Brown University.