Gabriella Gricius is a Ph.D. Student in Political Science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO where she also acts as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Gabriella’s research focuses on Russian studies, Arctic politics, and critical security theory. In her spare time, she works as the Director of Research for The International Scholar, a project aimed at introducing 80+ young scholars to research in International Relations, and writes for a variety of online publications including Foreign Policy, Global Security Review, and Riddle Russia amongst many others.
For the past three years, Gabriella worked for Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Public International Law and Policy Group as a Researcher and Lecturer in the International Law Clinic. In the years before, she worked for the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and the International Criminal Court. In 2015-2016, Gabriella was named as a Fellow of the Parlamentarisches Patenschafts Programm. She received her MA in International Security from the University of Groningen and her BA in International Relations from Boston University. Gabriella is fluent in German and English and working towards fluency in Russian and Dutch.