Bryan W. Hallmark

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Associate Director, Personnel, Training, and Health Program, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Social Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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Ph.D. and M.A. in psychology, University of Connecticut

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Bryan W. Hallmark is a senior social scientist at the RAND Corporation and associate director of the RAND Arroyo Center's Personnel, Training, and Health Program. He is also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has conducted training and education studies on a range of topics from cooperative learning groups and gifted education programs to vocational education policies and assessment systems.

Hallmark's military manpower and training work includes several studies conducted at the Army's combat training centers on company direct fire, field artillery effectiveness, protection against chemical attack, counterinsurgency skills, and the relationship between Army unit stabilization and training proficiency. Recent work includes research on the degree to which the Army can maintain its edge in major combat operations while focused on counterinsurgency; noncommissioned officer professional development; tactical information and its relation to tactical decisions; assessing Warfighters' Forums affect on leader and collective proficiency; and alternatives to manning full-time support in the Army reserve.

Hallmark received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Connecticut.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of changes in officer professional development
  • Determined effectiveness of networked Army training programs
  • Quantified tactical information flow in Army brigades
  • Study of Army reserve full-time support personnel requirements

Selected Publications

Bryan W. Hallmark and James C. Crowley, Company Performance at the National Training Center: Battle Planning and Execution, RAND Corporation (MR-846), 2007

Margaret C. Harrell et al., Assessing the Assignment Policy for Army Women, RAND Corporation (MG-590-1), 2003