Mollie Rudnick

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Assistant Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.S. in education, University of Pennsylvania; B.A. in political science and sociology, University of Arizona


Mollie Rudnick is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and assistant policy analyst at RAND. She has an M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in political science and sociology from the University of Arizona. She conducted research and evaluation work at the Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Chicago. Prior to that, she taught middle school mathematics and science in Philadelphia as a Teach for America corps member. Her interests include education, international relations, and health and human services.

Research Focus

Selected Publications

Century, Jeanne, Rudnick, Mollie, & Freeman, Cassie, "A Framework for Measuring Fidelity of Implementation: A Foundation for Shared Language and Accumulation of Knowledge," American Journal of Evaluation, 31(2):199-218, 2008

Century, Jeanne, Rudnick, Mollie, & Freeman, Cassie, "Accumulating Knowledge on Elementary Science Specialists: A Strategy for Building Conceptual Clarity and Sharing Findings," The Science Educator, 17(2):31-44, 2008