Kimberly Curry Hall

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Senior Policy Researcher
Washington Office


M.P.P. in public policy, University of California - Berkeley; B.S. in applied mathematics, University of Virginia

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Kimberly Curry Hall is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her primary research areas focus on workforce diversity, military personnel issues, veteran employment, and military families. Her recent projects include identification of barriers to increased women's retention in the U.S. Coast Guard; examination of private sector companies' experiences hiring veterans and strategies to improve veteran employment opportunities; assessment of Hispanic representation and representation of individuals with disabilities in the DoD civilian workforce; and management of problematic behaviors in the Armed Forces. She was also a member of the RAND research team supporting the congressionally-mandated Military Leadership Diversity Commission, which conducted an assessment of policies that impact diversity in the Armed Forces. 

Hall received her M.P.P. from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and her B.S. in applied mathematics from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia.

Selected Publications

Kimberly Curry Hall, Kirsten M. Keller, David Schulker, Sarah Weilant, Katherine L. Kidder, Nelson Lim, Improving Gender Diversity in the U.S. Coast Guard: Identifying Barriers to Female Retention, RAND (RR-2770), 2019


  • Sergeant First Class Steven Davila listens to a spokesperson for the Department of Veteran Affairs at a job fair in New York City, March 28, 2012

    From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: Transferring Veterans' Skills to the Civilian Labor Market

    The number of returning veterans is expected to grow to 4.2 million over the next decade. This robust talent pool can be an asset to the civilian workforce. Investments in translating veterans' skills, certification and licensing, and comprehensive career counseling can improve this transition.

    Aug 26, 2016 The RAND Blog

  • Hundreds of veterans and 115 companies attend a military job fair in San Francisco, California, August 25, 2015

    The Changing Landscape of Veteran Employment Programs

    To understand trends in veteran employment, data must be collected on such factors as gender, race/ethnicity, military career field, and period and length of military service. In turn, this information will help policymakers tailor and adjust programs to target obvious gaps in career assistance efforts.

    Nov 10, 2015 The RAND Blog