Mariya Grinberg is a PhD Candidate in the field of international relations. She is currently the Smith Richardson predoctoral fellow at Yale University. Her primary research examines why states trade with their enemies, investigating the product level and temporal variation in commercial war 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. She holds an MA from the University of Chicago’s Committee on International Relations and a BA from the University of Southern California.