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Savannah Dodd

Anthropologist and Photographer

Savannah Dodd is an anthropologist and photographer based in Northern Ireland. She founded the Photography Ethics Centre in 2017 with the aim of raising awareness about the ethics of taking and sharing visual media. Savannah designs and delivers workshops, lectures, and other educational content for international audiences from a variety of sectors including media, academia, and international development. In 2020, her edited volume titled Ethics and Integrity in Visual Research Methods was published by Emerald Publishing Group. 

Savannah earned her master's in anthropology and sociology at the Graduate Institute of International Development Studies in Geneva (2015) and her bachelor's in anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis (2012). She is currently pursuing her PhD in anthropology at Queen's University Belfast where she is examining the ethics of archiving photographs in a post-conflict context. 


Savannah is a member of the Ethical Journalism Network’s UK Committee and of the board of Source Magazine. She sat on the inaugural ethics panel for the Environmental Photographer of the Year Award.

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