Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Stephanie Savell

Senior Researcher, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Co-Director, Costs of War

Stephanie Savell is an anthropologist of militarism, security, and civic engagement in the United States and Brazil. Her primary research is on the U.S. post-9/11 wars and on militarized policing in Rio de Janeiro favelas. Savell has published in a number of academic journals, including American Ethnologist and PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, as well as media outlets such as The Guardian, the Smithsonian magazine, Axios, and The Nation, and is co-author of The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life (Routledge, 2014). She earned her PhD from Brown University.