Andrea A. Golay

Technical Analyst
Santa Monica Office

Education

M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University; M.S. in oceanography, University of California San Diego; B.S. in physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County; B.A. in history, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Overview

Andrea Golay is a Technical Analyst at the RAND Corporation where she contributes to policy research through modeling and simulation, operations research methods, project management assistance, and political cartoon illustration. Her research interests include emerging technology, decision sciences, and military logistics. Prior to joining RAND, Golay worked as an operations research analyst at the U.S. Army's TRADOC Analysis Center (TRAC) and graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Logistics University's ORSA Military Applications Course (ORSA-MAC).

Golay holds an M.A. in security studies from Georgetown University, an M.S. in physical oceanography from the University of California, San Diego, and bachelor's degrees in physics and history from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Golay currently serves as administrator for the Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty, an international and multi-disciplinary association of professionals dedicated to improving decision making under deep uncertainty. For more information about the organization and its mission, visit the Society's website at www.deepuncertainty.org.

Selected Publications

Lillian Ablon and Andrea A. Golay, "Wonks and geeks: examining commercial technology stakeholders perceptions of and interactions with public policy," Science and Public Policy, 2017

Honors & Awards

  • Honor Graduate, ORSA Military Applications Course, U.S. Army Logistics University
  • Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholar, Department of Defense
  • Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation

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