Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)
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Rob Grace

Rob Grace

PhD Candidate in Political Science

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. 

Relevant Publications

Re-assessing the Civil-Military Coordination Service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

September 2020

Civilian-Military Coordination in Humanitarian Response: Expanding the Evidence

August 2020