Graham Andrews

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.P.A. in public policy, University of Washington; B.S. in computer science, University of Redlands


Graham Andrews is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington, and a B.S. in computer science from the University of Redlands. His research interests include the psychology of risk decision-making, mathematical approaches to uncertainty, statistical analysis, artificial intelligence applications and implications, nuclear security policy, and intergenerational policymaking.

Most recently, Andrews worked at the University of Washington for the Evans Policy Analysis & Research group, where he designed a text analysis suite in the R programming language. Prior to the University of Washington, he worked for seven years as a project manager, user interface designer, and software engineer at Microsoft Corporation. His recent master’s degree studies focused on decision making and uncertainty in policy, with a focus on long-term policy challenges in climate and energy.