Carnegie Mellon University

Michelle Grisé

Michelle Grisé

Lecturer, Institute for Politics and Strategy

  • Posner Hall 387A


Michelle Grisé is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include international law, nuclear proliferation, space policy, and emerging technologies.

Prior to joining RAND in October 2018, Michelle served as a law clerk for a federal judge at the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Her research has been supported by the Society for the History of Technology’s NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology, the Smith Richardson Foundation, a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, the Yale Council on Southeast Asia Studies, the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and a Fulbright Fellowship. She received her PhD in international history from Yale University, her JD from the University of Michigan Law School, and her BA in history from the University of Chicago.


Civil Rights and Federal Courts: Juidice v. Vail (Twelve Tables Press, forthcoming)