Alyssa Demus

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Senior Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.A. in foreign policy and national security, American University; B.A. in international relations, University of Southern California; B.A. in political science, University of Southern California

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Alyssa Demus is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her work focuses on Central and Eastern European security and political issues, the use of information efforts to influence populations, deterrence, and decisionmaking in national security and foreign policy. Demus is fluent in Ukrainian.

She earned an M.A. in foreign policy and national security from American University's School of International Service, and a B.A. in international relations with a concentration in Russian and Eurasian affairs and B.A. in political science from the University of Southern California.