Geoffrey E. Grimm

Photo of Geoffrey Grimm
Research Programmer
Washington Office


M.A. in social sciences/public policy, University of Chicago; B.A. in anthropology/linguistics, Illinois Wesleyan University


Geoffrey Grimm is a research programmer and analyst at the RAND Corporation. His work covers statistical modeling, automation such as web crawlers, tool development, and data visualization. Current project work includes program evaluations of a large-scale school safety inititative and policies on teacher evaluations, modeling and analytic approaches to understanding suicide risk in the military, and development of tools for data analysis and automated data collection.

Prior to joining RAND, Grimm worked in Russia on a Fulbright grant. He received a B.A. in anthropology and linguistics from Illinois Wesleyan University and earned his M.A. in social science with a focus on public policy and statistics from the University of Chicago.

Selected Publications

Susan G. Straus, Tracy C. McCausland, Geoffrey Grimm, Kate Giglio, Malleability and measurement of Army leader attributes: personnel development in the U.S. Army, RAND Corporation (RR-1583), 2018

Maria C. Lytell, Susan G. Straus, Chad C. Cerena, Geoffrey Grimm, James L. Doty, Jennie W. Wenger, Andrea A. Golay, Andrew M. Naber, Clifford A. Grammich, Eric S. Fowler, Assessing competencies and proficiency of Army intelligence analysts across the career lifecycle, RAND Corporation (RR-1851), 2017

Benjamin Master, David Schulker, Geoffrey Grimm, Lea Xenakis, Combining Entrepreneurship and Web Development for High School Students A Pilot Evaluation of the Startup Tech Program and High School Students' College and Career Aspirations, RAND Corporation (RR-1747), 2017

Rita Karam, Brian Stecher, Tiffany Tsai, Geoffrey Grimm, Jonathan Schweig, Mathematics Audit of the DoDEA Schools: 2014–2015, RAND Corporation (RR-1272), 2016

Terri Tanielian, Michael L. Hansen, Laurie T. Martin, Geoffrey Grimm, Cordaye Ogletree, Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Veterans in the Metro Detroit Area, RAND Corporation (RR-1346), 2016

Terri Tanielian, Michael L. Hansen, Laurie T. Martin, Geoffrey Grimm, Cordaye Ogletree, Understanding the Mental Health Needs of Metro Detroit's Veterans, RAND Corporation (RB-9887), 2016

Honors & Awards

  • Spotlight-Innovation Award, 2017, Emerging Policy Research and Methods, RAND Corporation
  • Spotlight Award, 2016, Arroyo Center, RAND Corporation