Andrew R. Hoehn

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Senior Vice President, Research and Analysis
Washington Office

Education

M.A. in public and international affairs, University of Pittsburgh; B.A. in political science, Baldwin-Wallace College

Media Resources

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Overview

Andrew Hoehn is senior vice president for research and analysis at the RAND Corporation. He is responsible for all U.S.-based research and analysis, quality assurance, and recruitment and oversight of RAND's 950 research staff. Hoehn previously served as a RAND vice president and director of Project AIR FORCE (PAF), where he oversaw research and analyses on strategy, force employment, personnel and training, and resource management. He first joined RAND as director of PAF's Strategy and Doctrine program. Previously, Hoehn was the deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy, responsible for developing and implementing U.S. defense strategy, force planning and assessments, and long-range policy planning. Earlier, he served as principal director for strategy and director for requirements in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Prior to joining government, Hoehn was associate editor of the Marine Corps Gazette. He is professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and adjunct professor of strategic studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Hoehn is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the board of advisors for the Center for New American Security, and the board of visitors at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Baldwin-Wallace College, and a master's degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

Previous Positions

Director, Project AIR FORCE (PAF); Director, Strategy and Doctrine Program, PAF; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy

Recent Projects

  • Setting aggregate demand for military capabilities

Selected Publications

Andrew R. Hoehn et al., A New Division of Labor: Meeting America's Security Challenges Beyond Iraq, RAND Corporation (CF-246-AF/CNA), 2007

Recent Media Appearances

Interviews: Jane's Defense; Los Angeles Times; New York Times; National Public Radio; Wall Street Journal; Washington Post

Commentary

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    Changing World Climate Requires a Dynamic Foreign Policy

    As Secretary of State Kerry and former senator Chuck Hagel outline their thinking on the nation's strategy, let us hope that they both hold firm to the strategy that has served us well in the past and have the courage to explore a very different set of political and military ways to accomplish it, write Lynn Davis and Andrew Hoehn.

    Feb 15, 2013 | U.S. News & World Report

  • Bestselling writer Andrew Carroll visiting troops deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait to preserve their stories

    America's Role in the World

    It is time to be clear-headed again about the influence the U.S. has in the world. And it is time for the country to show the confidence--not to be confused with arrogance--that the rest of the world seems to have in it, writes Andrew R. Hoehn.

    Oct 18, 2012 | RAND.org

  • Real Roles, Missions Debate

    The United States can and should move beyond a "one size fits all" approach to sizing military forces toward a construct that shapes each service for the types of operations it is actually expected to conduct in the future, write Andrew Hoehn and David Ochmanek.

    Apr 7, 2008 | Washington Times

  • America's Long Wars

    Published commentary by RAND staff: America's Long Wars, in United Press International.

    Feb 1, 2007 | United Press International

Publications