Marc Grinberg

Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University
Graduation Year
Dissertation Title
Misuse and Manipulation: The Strategic Politics of Military Capacity Building
Marc Grinberg

Marc Grinberg is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Watson Institute of Public and International Affairs at Brown University. His research focuses on the strategic challenges to international cooperation – and the strategies states use to manage them. His dissertation examines control in military partnerships, focusing on how states prevent misuse when building the military capacity of partners. Marc previously served in the US government as special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State and director (acting), section chief and strategist in the Office of Strategy, Planning, Analysis and Risk at the Department of Homeland Security. He has also worked as Program Director and Congressional Fellow at the Truman National Security Project, as a researcher at the institute for Defense Analyses and as a Legislative Fellow for Congressman Steve Israel. Marc earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at Stanford University in 2021, an M.Phil in Political Theory at Oxford University in 2008 and an A.B. in Politics at Princeton University in 2005. He is a former Presidential Management Fellow and co-founder of The Public Philosopher, a project seeking to inject philosophical analysis into public policy debate.


Research Interests

Fields of Study
International Relations
Political Theory