Grant Silverman

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Grant Silverman

Research Program Assistant, Illiberalism Studies Program

Department: Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies


1957 E St. NW, Office #412S Washington, D.C. 20052

Grant Silverman is a research assistant for the Illiberalism Studies Program. He earned a master’s degree from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs where he studied conflict and conflict resolution, disinformation, and right-wing extremism. His research has paid special attention to the rise of illiberal and extremist movements in the USA and EU. Of special interest are the roles that digital media and disinformation have played in the rise of violent political movements. Prior to joining the Elliott School, he worked for the Holocaust Museum Houston, and earned his bachelor’s at the University of South Carolina in International Studies and German