Kelly Greenhill Session Overview

Director, MIT Seminar XXI Program
Associate Professor of International Relations and Security Studies, Tufts University
Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University

Kelly M. Greenhill is a professor of political science and international relations at Tufts University; a visiting professor and Senior Research Fellow at MIT; and a Research Associate at Harvard University. Professor Greenhill’s publications include Weapons of Mass Migration: Forced Displacement, Coercion and Foreign Policy, winner of the International Studies Association’s Best Book of the Year Award; Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International RelationsSex, Drugs and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict; and The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics (8th ed.). Greenhill has held fellowships at Harvard University's Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation, Columbia University's Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, the University of Cambridge (UK), and University College London. She teaches courses on international and civil wars, US foreign policy, the role of extra-factual information, such as rumors, conspiracy theories and propaganda, in international politics, ethics and international relations, and migration, refugees and citizenship. Outside of academia, Greenhill has served as a consultant to NATO, the UN, UNHCR, the World Bank and the Ford Foundation; as a defense analyst at the US Department of Defense; and as an economic policy intern for then Senator John F. Kerry.

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KELLY M. GREENHILL NAMED DIRECTOR OF THE MIT SEMINAR XXI PROGRAM

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