Rick Eden is a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation, where he has conducted and published research in a wide range of policy areas. He serves as RAND's associate director of Research Quality Assurance and is a member of RAND's Institutional Review Board for human subjects research. He is also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Before joining RAND, Eden served on the faculty of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque; he has also taught at the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Southern California; and California State University, Los Angeles. He received his doctorate from UCLA.
Eden is a book reviewer for the Phi Beta Kappa Key Reporter and a voting member of the National Book Critics Circle.
- Research to support improvement of U.S. military logistics processes
Tora K. Bikson et al., eds., Ethical Principles in Social-Behavioral Research on Terrorism: Probing the Parameters, RAND Corporation (WR-90-4-NSF/DOJ), 2007
John Dumond, Rick Eden, Improving Government Processes: From Velocity Management to Presidential Appointments, RAND Corporation (RP-1153), 2005
Eric Peltz et al., Sustainment of Army Forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Major Findings and Recommendations, RAND Corporation (MG-342-A), 2005
Rick Eden, "Faster, Better, Cheaper: U.S. Army Manages a Logistics Revolution," RAND Review, 26(1), 2002
Rick Eden and Patricia Boren, Timely Assistance: Evaluating the Speed of Road Home Grantmaking, RAND Corporation (DB-557-LRA), 2002