PhD Alumna Zoë Wool Publishes Book

April 28, 2017 by Communications

Zoë H. Wool (PhD 2011, supervised by Professor Todd Sanders) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Rice University. She has just published Attachments of Life: Intimacy, Genital Injury, and the Flesh of the U.S. Soldier Body, a chapter appearing in Living and Dying in the Contemporary World: A Compendiumedited by Veena Das and Clara Han (University of California Press, 2016, pp. 399-417). Zoë has also recently published her own book After War: The Weight of Life at Walter Reed (Duke University Press, 2015) explores how the American soldiers most severely injured in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars struggle to build some kind of ordinary life while recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from grievous injuries like lost limbs and traumatic brain injury.