IGL Student Group Speaker Series on Migration: Weapons of Mass Migration

Thursday February 22, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM



Kelly Greenhill

Tufts University

IGL Student Group Speaker Series


The Fletcher School
160 Packard Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

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Directions & Parking

Cabot 206


This lecture will discuss contemporary trends in migration and the perception of migration as a security issue. 

Kelly Greenhill is Director of the International Relations Program and Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. Her research focuses on foreign and defense policy; the politics of information; the use of military force; and what are frequently called "new security challenges," including civil wars, (counter-) insurgencies, the use of migration as a weapon, and international crime as a challenge to domestic governance. 

Greenhill is author of Weapons of Mass Migration: Forced Displacement, Coercion and Foreign Policy, which won the 2011 International Studies Association's Best Book of the Year Award; and co-author and co-editor (with P. Andreas) of Sex, Drugs and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict; (with R. Art) of the eighth edition of The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics; and (with P. Krause) of Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics. 

Outside of academia, Greenhill has served as a consultant to the Ford Foundation, the World Bank and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); and as a defense program analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense.

Contact Information

Susan Ojukwu (IGL Program Assistant)
617 627 1333

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