Kathryn E. Bouskill

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Social Scientist; Associate Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in anthropology, Emory University; M.P.H. in epidemiology, Emory University; B.A. in anthropology, University of Notre Dame

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Kathryn (Casey) Bouskill is a social scientist at the RAND Corporation and associate director of the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security. She is also professor of core coursework at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. An anthropologist by training, Bouskill draws on qualitative and quantitative methods to study a range of sociocultural- and health-related issues. Her topical areas of focus include: the role of emerging technologies in health and wellbeing, issues in cancer prevention and survivorship, military mental health, social cohesion in a globalizing world, and global health. Bouskill has worked and taught in the United States and Austria, where she served as a Fulbright scholar. In addition, she has performed multiple collaborative and interdisciplinary projects in the United States, the European Union, Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. She has a Ph.D. in anthropology and an M.P.H. in epidemiology from Emory University. 



Recent Media Appearances

Interviews: Heroic Minds; ZDNet


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    Inequality in Opportunity to Work from Home an Underlying Condition Likely Aggravated by the Pandemic

    Building a safe, healthy workforce where success, productivity, and financial security are available to all segments of American society could provide resilience against inevitable future shockwaves. Since working from home is a key part of such resilience, policymakers could focus on supporting the advantages, remediating the downsides, and expanding access to this form of work.

    May 14, 2021 Detroit News

  • Vaccinations at a community clinic

    Open Science and a Culture of Health: You Two Should Talk

    By working together, the Culture of Health and Open Science movements could increase their potential to accelerate the use of scientific evidence to address impediments to population health and collective well-being.

    Mar 7, 2018 Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences