Rob Grace

PhD Candidate, Political Science, Brown University


Rob Grace is a PhD student in Political Science at Brown University. His research focuses on the politics of humanitarian action, with a particular emphasis on humanitarian access. He is also a Senior Associate at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), where he leads a research project on humanitarian negotiation for the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action. Previously at HHI, he served as the lead drafter for the Advanced Practitioner’s Handbook on Commissions of Inquiry. His writing has been published by the Journal of Conflict & Security Law, World Health & Population, the European Society of International Law, Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection, the Foreign Policy Association, and Foreign Policy in Focus. He holds an MA in Politics from New York University and a BA from Vassar College.