Eliza Gheorghe is a Henry Chauncey Jr. ’57 Postdoctoral Fellow in Grand Strategy with International Security Studies at Yale. She earned her doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford (2014) and an M.A. (Honors, 2010) in Security Studies from Georgetown University, on a Fulbright scholarship. Before joining ISS, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow with the International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University (2015-2017), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University (2014-2015). Previously, she held predoctoral fellowships at the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies (2011-2014), Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne (2011-2012), and at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University – Bologna Center (2013-2014). Her research explores a variety of issues in International Security, ranging from the evolution of the nuclear market and its links to proliferation, to the questions of grand strategy and Cold War alliances, security competition within regions, and illicit trade and trafficking networks.