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Savannah Dodd

Savannah Dodd

Savannah Dodd, PhD, holds a Practitioner Appointment at the Centre for Creative Ethnography. Savannah 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 PhD in anthropology from Queen’s University Belfast (2023), her master's in anthropology and sociology at the Graduate Institute of International Development Studies in Geneva (2015), and her bachelor's in anthropology and religious studies at Washington University in St. Louis (2012). 

Savannah sits on the ethics panel for the Environmental Photographer of the Year Award, on the board of Source Magazine, on the UK committee of the Ethical Journalism Network, and on the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Rural Deliberative Forum. In 2021, Savannah was recognised as one of the UK's 100 leading female entrepreneurs in the Small Business Britain #ialso Campaign.