Advanced Academic Programs, Washington, D.C.

At Johns Hopkins, Stephen M. Grenier is the Program Director and a senior lecturer for the MA in Global Security Studies program.

Grenier previously served as the associate director for Cadet Leadership Programs at The Citadel and as the director for Canadian affairs in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. As a career active-duty United States Army Special Forces officer, he worked in 32 countries and completed 11 combat tours.

Grenier’s first book (with Gale Mattox), Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance, was published by Stanford University Press in 2015. Grenier is the chair of the American Political Science Association’s International Security Section and is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House. He also is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Grenier graduated from The Citadel with a Bachelor of Arts in history and earned a Master of Arts in American politics from George Washington University; a Master of Arts in government, with honors, from the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences; a Master of Arts in national security and strategic studies, with highest distinction, from the United States Naval War College; and a Masters in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He received a PhD focused on international security from the University of London, King’s College London.

Featured Works

  • Coalition Challenges in Afghanistan: The Politics of Alliance, Stephen Grenier, Stanford University Press, 2015

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