Heather Krull

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Ph.D. in economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Heather Krull is an economist at the RAND Corporation. She has been at RAND since 2006 and her initial research examined the recruiting and retention of military personnel, specifically among military intelligence linguist and Army clinician populations. Her recent work has focused on improving medical planning for wartime requirements and options for increasing military medical clinical currency. Other projects have included evaluation of a program aimed at increasing the supply of military nurses, an analysis of alternatives for forecasting future contingency capabilities, increasing private sector employment in the Kurdistan region, and incentivizing participation in ROTC. Krull completed her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where her research focused on racial and gender wage and promotion differentials.

Recent Projects

  • Planning for Wartime Requirements for the Air Force Medical Service
  • Maintaining AFMS Clinical Currency
  • Increasing the Supply of Military Nurses: Evaluation of a TNT Program
  • Building a More Diverse Air Force
  • The Retention and Career Paths of Military Linguists