Alyssa Demus

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Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


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

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Alyssa Demus is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her work focuses on Central and Eastern European geopolitical issues, the use of information efforts to influence populations, deterrence, and other national security and defense issues. 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 a B.A. in political science from the University of Southern California.