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


Alyssa Demus is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. Her work focuses on Central and Eastern European geopolitical issues, deterrence, and other national security and defense issues. Demus is fluent in Ukrainian.

She received 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. She also received an M.A. in Foreign Policy and National Security from American University's School of International Service.