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Costs of War

Stephanie Savell

Senior Research Associate, 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. She researches and writes about the United States's post-9/11 wars and on militarized policing in Rio de Janeiro’s 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.