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Allison Grossman

Dissertation Fellow
UC Berkeley

Allison Grossman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Tulane University. Her research investigates how so-called “fragile” states cooperate with (or contest) international efforts to manage natural disasters and emergencies, including climate change, public health crises, and conflict. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation and book project explores the conditions under which host governments enable or prevent humanitarian aid from reaching its intended recipients in emergencies.

Expertise & Interests

  • Foreign intervention
  • Humanitarian aid
  • Development