Erik Lin-Greenberg North America 2021

Erik Lin-Greenberg is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is an affiliate of the MIT Security Studies Program. His research and teaching examines how emerging military technology affects conflict dynamics and the use of force. Erik’s work has appeared in academic and policy outlets including Journal of Conflict Resolution, Security Studies, Journal of Peace Research, Foreign Policy, and The Washington Post.

Erik is a fellow with the Bridging the Gap Project and an adjunct fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He previously held fellowships at Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania, and his dissertation was awarded the 2020 Merze Tate Prize from the American Political Science Association.

He completed his PhD at Columbia University and an MS and BS at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to graduate school, Erik was an active duty officer in the United States Air Force and he continues to serve on the Joint Staff as a member of the Air Force Reserve.