Michelle Grisé

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Policy Researcher
Washington Office

Education

Ph.D. in history, Yale University; J.D. in law, University of Michigan; B.A. in history, University of Chicago

Overview

Michelle Grisé is a full policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research focuses on Iran, Russian military strategy, strategic competition, and international law. Prior to joining RAND, Grisé was a law clerk at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the Society for the History of Technology's NASA Fellow in the History of Space Technology, a visiting researcher at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and a policy fellow at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies. She received a Ph.D. in history from Yale University, a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago. In addition to her work at RAND, Grisé teaches at Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Politics and Strategy.  

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Fellowship
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
  • Critical Language Scholarship

Languages

Russian; French; Hebrew

Commentary

  • Pakistan's mountain range known for historical nuclear tests seen from London Road, photo by commoner28th/Getty Images

    Women and Statecraft History

    RAND associate policy researcher and historian Michelle Grisé discusses her training as a historian and how she uses it to inform current policy debates and decisionmaking.

    Dec 16, 2020 Center for Strategic and International Studies

Publications