Jill S. Russell

Jill S. Russell is a military historian. Her primary area of expertise is the contemporary American armed forces and the conflicts which have shaped this history. She has worked as a defense consultant, serves as an editor of H-War, and is currently at King's College London working to finish a dissertation on the history of subsistence and logistics in American military history.

From Riots to Vigil: The Community, the Police and Mark Duggan’s Legacy

Putting aside lethal force, global public order standards allow a multitude of lesser options.

This piece introduces the institutional culture of British policing and its role as a perspective to keep in mind as part of the study of the London Riots as a piece of military history ...

This is the first piece in a series on the process of examining the riots as military history.