Kirsten M. Keller

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Associate Director, Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program, RAND Project AIR FORCE; Behavioral Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Maryland; M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Maryland; B.A. in psychology, Franklin and Marshall College


Kirsten Keller is a behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and associate director of the Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program within RAND Project AIR FORCE. She is also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Keller's research focuses on personnel management and improving organizational effectiveness. Recent projects include examining outreach and recruiting efforts, the influence of diversity within organizational and educational settings, organizational selection standards, the influence of organizational climate and culture on behaviors and attitudes, and the relationship between organizational structure and effectiveness. Keller earned her Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Maryland.