Ryan Bauer is a defense analyst at RAND. His research interests include homeland security, emergency preparedness, information operations and messaging, and defense policy. Previously, Ryan worked as an analyst at CNA, where he conducted research for a number of projects relating to homeland security, emergency preparedness, and law enforcement. Ryan holds a master's degree in Security Studies from Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and bachelor's degree in Political Science from Cal Poly Pomona.
Joshua Tallis, Ryan Bauer, Lauren Frey, "ISIL’S Battlefield Tactics and the Implications for Homeland Security and Preparedness," Journal of Terrorism Research, 8(3), 2017
Ryan Bauer, "Russia’s Soft Power Development in the 21st Century," Small Wars Journal, 2016