Aaron Clark-Ginsberg

Aaron Clark-Ginsberg
Behavioral/Social Scientist
Off Site Office


Ph.D. in humanitarian action, University College Dublin; M.S. in humanitarian action, University College Dublin; B.A. in American studies, Kenyon College; B.A. in environmental studies, Kenyon College


Aaron Clark-Ginsberg (he/him) is a behavioral/social scientist at the RAND Corporation who has been researching disasters for more than 10 years. His projects span the disasters gambit, with a recent focus on three primary areas of inquiry: disasters and community, disasters and health, and disasters and measurement. Clark-Ginsberg leads projects and has published broadly in these areas. He also leads RAND's Mass Migration Strategy Group, where he supports RAND's community of researchers engaging in mass migration research. Clark-Ginsberg earned his Ph.D. at University College Dublin; his dissertation focused on disaster governance, and included fieldwork in 10 developing countries with the international NGO Concern Worldwide. Before joining RAND, Clark-Ginsberg was a postdoc researching critical infrastructure cybersecurity regulations at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.