Sandra Kay Evans

Codirector, RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis; Behavioral/Social Scientist
Santa Monica Office

Education

Ph.D. in communication, University of Southern California; M.A. in global communication, University of Southern California; M.Sc. in global media and communications, London School of Economics and Political Science; B.S. in communication, Northwestern University

Overview

Sandra Evans is a behavioral and social scientist at the RAND Corporation and codirector of the RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis. At RAND she conducts organizational research in a range of settings including health care and military. Her research interests include organizational change, talent management, inter-organizational collaboration, and technology use.

Prior to joining RAND, she was an assistant professor of communication at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She has a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Southern California, a dual-master’s degree in global communication from the University of Southern California and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.Sc. in international studies and radio/television/film from Northwestern University.

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