Mariya Grinberg received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago in 2019. Her primary research examines why states trade with their enemies, investigating the product level and temporal variation in wartime commercial policies of states vis-a-vis enemy belligerents. Her broader research interests include international relations theory focusing on order formation and questions of state sovereignty. In 2019-2020, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. She holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago's Committee on International Relations and a B.A. from the University of Southern California.