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Kelly M. Greenhill
Kelly M.
Professor (Tufts University)
Research Fellow (Harvard Kennedy School)

Kelly M. Greenhill is Associate Professor at Tufts University and Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. 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 UP); The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, 8th ed. (Rowman and Littlefield); and Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics (Oxford UP). Her research has also appeared in a variety of journals, including International SecuritySecurity StudiesInternational Studies Quarterly, Civil WarsEuropean 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 completing a new book, a cross-national study of the influence of “extra-factual” sources of information, such as rumors, conspiracy theories and so-called “fake news,” on international politics. The book is provisionally entitled Fear and Present Danger: Extra-factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation. 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, Harvard’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard's Belfer Center, and Columbia’s Saltzman Institute.