Nicole Grajewski is doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford where her research examines Russian and Iranian approaches to international order and security. She is also a predoctoral research fellow for the International Security Program at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and a non-resident research fellow at the OSCE academy in Bishkek. Her research interests include issued related to international law, military interventions, and Eurasian regional organizations as well as the foreign policies of Iran, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. Nicole previously worked for CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and interned at the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Hudson Institute. She holds an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from Oxford and BA in International Affairs, Security Policy and Middle East Studies from the GWU’s Elliott School.