Auto-archaeology and the Political Affect of War


  • Benjamin Schrader University of Hawai’i, Mānoa

Author Biography

Benjamin Schrader, University of Hawai’i, Mānoa

Benjamin Schrader is an Iraq War veteran, turned peace activist, turned academic. He is currently finishing his doctorate in Political Science at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. His dissertation, titled, “Fight to Live, Live to Fight: Mapping Veteran Narratives of Violence in Peace,” examines veteran activism centered on social justice issues. Ben is also
currently teaching classes around militarism in the Ethnic Studies Department at Colorado State University. He can be reached at


How to Cite

Schrader, B. (2016). Auto-archaeology and the Political Affect of War. Journal of Narrative Politics, 1(1). Retrieved from