Grace Eggleston

St Antony's College
MPhil International Relations

Grace Eggleston is a first-year MPhil International Relations student and a member of St. Antony's College. Her research focuses on international finance and economic statecraft. Her academic interests include state-owned investment funds, foreign investment in post-conflict areas, and European politics.

Before coming to Oxford, Grace received a BS in Foreign Service from the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC. At Georgetown, she received Honors in the International Political Economy major, and the Gawaina Dickinson Luster Prize in her German minor. Her undergraduate thesis was on the use of political conditionality in EU Cohesion Policy funding. During her studies, she researched and presented a policy poster at the Transatlantic Policy Symposium, held by the Georgetown University BMW Center for German and European Studies. Additionally, as an awardee of the Georgetown University Kalorama Fellowship, she conducted an independent research project on European Union minimum wage policy, producing a a thesis-length paper entitled “Who’s Driving Delegation? European Integration and the Directive on Adequate Minimum Wage.”