Sarah E. Wagner is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at George Washington University. Her areas of expertise include: War and memory; nationalism; biotechnology and the identification of missing persons; post-conflict social reconstruction; forced migration and diaspora; Bosnia and Herzegovina; US military culture.
- 2016 – Wagner, S. and R. Kešetović “Absent Bodies, Absent Knowledge: The Forensic Work of Identifying Srebrenica’s Missing and the Social Experiences of Families,” D. Congram, ed., Missing Persons: Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Methods on Finding the Disappeared (Canadian Scholars Press, 2016), 42-59.
- 2016 – Wagner, S. and Rosenblatt, A.“Known Unknowns: DNA Identifications, the Nation-state, and the Iconic Dead,” in C. Stojanowsk and W. Duncan, eds., Case Studies in Forensic Biohistory: Anthropological Perspectives (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
- 2015 – Wagner, S. “A Curious Trade: The Recovery and Repatriation of Vietnam MIAs,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 57(1) (2015): 161-190.
- 2014 – Nettelfield, L.J., and S. Wagner. Srebenica in the Aftermath of Genocide. New York: Cambridge University Press. Bosnian edition, Srebrenica nakon genocida, trans. Senada Kreso (Institute for History, University of Sarajevo, 2015)
- 2008 – Wagner, S. To Know Where He Lies: DNA Technology and the Search for Srebrenica’s Missing. Berkeley: University of California Press.
- 2013 – Wagner, S. “The making and unmaking of an unknown soldier,” Social Studies of Science 43(5): 631-656.
- 2010 – Wagner, S. “Identifying Srebrenica’s missing: The ‘shaky balance’ of universalism and particularism.” In A. Hinton, ed., Transitional Justice: Global Mechanisms and Local Realities after Genocide and Mass Violence. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
- 2010 – Wagner, S. “Tabulating loss, entombing memory: The Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Centre.” In E. Anderson, A. Maddrell, K. McLoughlin, and A. Vincent, eds., Memory, Mourning, Landscape. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
- 2009 – Wagner, S., and C. Quintyn. “Dismantling a national icon: Genetic testing and the Tomb of the Unknowns,” Anthropology News 50(5): 7-9.
- 2007 – Wagner, S. and L. Smith, “DNA identification: checking expectations of truth and justice,” Anthropology News, 48(5) (2007): 35.