Chris Grasso is a Research Program Manager at Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute. In December 2017, Chris received his MS in Security and Resilience Studies from Northeastern University. He graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a concentration in Middle East Studies in May of 2016. He is also a former research assistant at the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and previously worked as a legal assistant at a local Massachusetts law firm. In the fall of 2015, Grasso attended the Lorenzo de Medici Institute in Florence, Italy where he studied current security issues facing the European Union.