Kelly M. Greenhill is Associate Professor at Tufts University and Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Greenhill holds an SM and a PhD from MIT, a CSS from Harvard, and a BA from UC Berkeley. She has held fellowships at Stanford’s Center for Security and Cooperation, at Harvard’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, and at Harvard's Belfer Center. Greenhill is author of Weapons of Mass Migration: Forced Displacement, Coercion, and Foreign Policy (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs; Kopp-Verlag and LEG Edizioni)--winner of the 2011 International Studies Association Best Book of the Year Award; and co-author and co-editor of Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict (Cornell University Press); The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, 8th ed. (Rowman and Littlefield); and Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Her research has also appeared in a variety of journals, including International Security, Security Studies, International Studies Quarterly, Civil Wars, European Law Journal and International Migration, as well as in media outlets, such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, the BBC, and in briefs prepared for the U.S. Supreme Court and other organs of the US government. As a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, Greenhill is currently completing a new book, a multi-method, cross-national study of “extra-factual” sources of threat conception and proliferation.
Professor (Tufts University)
Research Fellow (Harvard Kennedy School)