Beth Grill

Beth Grill
Senior Policy Researcher; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School

Education

M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; B.A. in international studies, Johns Hopkins University

Overview

Beth Grill is a senior policy researcher at RAND specializing in national security policy. She has led a series of key research studies on security cooperation for the Department of the Air Force, the Navy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and the Combatant Commands. Grill is the author of over 80 RAND publications. Her most recent work addresses the topics of integrated deterrence, partner support for air operations, global health engagement, and security cooperation lessons from Afghanistan. Grill has a Master's degree in Middle East studies and Economics from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. She served as a Presidential Management Fellow and as a policy analyst at the US Department of Commerce, where she concentrated on export controls of chemical and biological weapons precursors.

Selected Publications

Grill, Beth, Michael J. McNerney, Jeremy Boback, Renanah Miles Joyce, Cynthia C. Clapp-Wincek, and David E. Thaler, Follow the Money: Promoting Greater Transparency in Department of Defense Security Cooperation Reporting, RAND Corporation (RR-2039-OSD), 2017

Mazarr, Michael J., Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga, Jonah Blank, Samuel Charap, Michael S. Chase, Beth Grill, Derek Grossman, Dara Massicot, Jennifer D. P. Moroney, Lyle J. Morris, Alexander Noyes, Stephanie Pezard, Ashley L. Rhoades, Alice Shih, Mark Stalczynski, Melissa Shostak, David E. Thaler, and Dori Walker, Security Cooperation in a Strategic Competition, RAND Corporation (RR-A650-1), 2022

Moroney, Jennifer D. P., Stephanie Pezard, David E. Thaler, Gene Germanovich, Beth Grill, Bruce McClintock, Karen Schwindt, Mary Kate Adgie, Anika Binnendijk, Kevin J. Connolly, Katie Feistel, Jeffrey W. Hornung, Alison K. Hottes, Moon Kim, Isabelle Nazha, Gabrielle Tarini, Mark Toukan, and Jalen Zeman, "Overcoming Barriers to Working with Highly Capable Allies and Partners in the Air, Space, and Cyber Domains: An Exploratory Analysis," The Strategist, 2023

Grill, Beth, Trupti Brahmbhatt, Pauline Moore, Jennifer D. P. Moroney, and Chandler Sachs, Funding Global Health Engagement to Support the Geographic Combatant Commands, RAND Corporation (RR-A1357-2), 2023

Moroney, Jennifer D. P., Stephanie Pezard, David E. Thaler, Gene Germanovich, Beth Grill, Bruce McClintock, Karen Schwindt, Mary Kate Adgie, Anika Binnendijk, Kevin J. Connolly, Katie Feistel, Jeffrey W. Hornung, Alison K. Hottes, Moon Kim, Isabelle Nazha, Gabrielle Tarini, Mark Toukan, and Jalen Zeman, Overcoming Barriers to Working with Highly Capable Allies and Partners in the Air, Space, and Cyber Domains: An Exploratory Analysis, RAND Corporation (RR-A968-1), 2023

O'Mahony, Angela, David E. Thaler, Beth Grill, Jennifer D. P. Moroney, Jason H. Campbell, Rachel Tecott, and Mary Kate Adgie, Prioritizing Security Cooperation with Highly Capable U.S. Allies: Framing Army-to-Army Partnerships, RAND Corporation (RR-A641-1), 2022

Thaler, David E., Michael J. McNerney, Beth Grill, Jefferson P. Marquis, and Amanda Kadlec, From Patchwork to Framework: A Review of Title 10 Authorities for Security Cooperation, RAND Corporation (RR-1438-OSD), 2016

Paul, Christopher, Michael Nixon, Heather Peterson, Beth Grill, and Jessica Yeats, The RAND Security Cooperation Prioritization and Propensity Matching Tool, RAND Corporation (TL-112-OSD), 2013

Publications