Ryan Bauer is a defense analyst at RAND. His research interests include homeland security, information operations and messaging, and Russian security issues. Previously, Bauer worked as an analyst at CNA, where he conducted research for a number of projects relating to homeland security and emergency preparedness. Bauer 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.
Parachini, John V., Ryan Bauer, and Peter A. Wilson, Impact of the U.S. and Allied Sanction Regimes on Russian Arms Sales, RAND Corporation (RR-A1341-1), 2021
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