Olivia Grinberg is from Mendocino, California and is a rising senior at Columbia College majoring in Political Science and concentrating in Human Rights. Her research interests include terrorism and counterterrorism, forced migration and displacement, and the politics of civil wars. She is also interested in learning more about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. On campus, Olivia is Co-President of Women in Security Policy and a Research Assistant with the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. She recently completed her paralegal certification and enjoys running, photography, participating in climate activism, and the Oxford comma.