Samantha E. DiNicola

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Policy Analyst
Washington Office


MA in industrial/organizational psychology, George Mason University; BA in psychology, Loyola University Maryland


Samantha E. DiNicola is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. She is an industrial/organizational psychologist who utilizes her knowledge of organizational structure, diversity in the workplace, talent management, personnel issues, and other topics to assist the DoD, DHS, and a variety of other U.S. Government entities in their efforts to function as effectively as possible. Her skills include project management, qualitative analysis (interviews, focus groups, content analysis), written and verbal communication, survey design, and large event coordination.

Recent Projects

  • Air Force Materiel Command Capabilities Assessment
  • Air Force Science and Technology Strategy Human Capital Support
  • NSI Summative Evaluation: Networks and Intermediaries
  • Organizing and Training for the Contested, Degraded, and Operationally Limited Space Force
  • Analysis of DoD Senior Officer Adverse and Reportable Information Reporting Practices

Selected Publications

, Task Force True North Interim Qualitative Analysis