Alex R. Dopp

Alex R. Dopp
Behavioral and Social Scientist
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in child clinical psychology, University of Missouri; M.A. in psychology, University of Missouri; B.A. in psychology, University of Michigan



Recent Projects

  • Coordination of Sustainable Financing for EBTs in Youth Mental Health Services: A Fiscal Mapping Process (R21MH122889)
  • Comparing Two Federal Financing Strategies on Treatment Penetration and Sustainment (R01DA051545)
  • Juvenile Justice Evidence Based Practice Compendium and Toolkit

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, Implementation Research Institute, NIMH/VHA
  • Fellow, Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health, NIH
  • Fellow, Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services training institute, NIMH


  • Law Enforcement

    Defund the LAPD? Garcetti Budget Proposal Takes a Step in That Direction

    Calls to “defund the police” have grown common and urgent in the wake of police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and numerous other Black Americans. Research and community activists agree: Public safety can be improved by investing more public dollars in a social safety net, and less in policing and incarceration, in Los Angeles.

    Jun 30, 2020

    The RAND Blog