Sarah Harting is a senior international/defense researcher at RAND, a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and directs RAND's Stanton nuclear security fellowship program. Her research focuses on U.S. defense strategy and doctrine, long-term strategic planning, defense technology and policy issues, and national security issues. She has led multidisciplinary teams of engineers, social scientists, operations researchers, and policy analysts to address complex challenges for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She is involved in scenario development and analytic gaming efforts across RAND. She has co-authored several RAND publications to include Risking NATO: Testing the Limits of the Alliance in Afghanistan, and op-eds published by the New York Times and U.S. News & World Report.
Brackup, Julia, Sarah Harting, and Daniel Gonzales, Digital Infrastructure and Digital Presence: A Framework for Assessing the Impact on Future Military Competition and Conflict, RAND Corporation (RR-A877-1), 2022
Sean M. Zeigler, Sarah Harting, Sebastian Joon Bae, Julia Brackup, Alan J. Vick, Aligning Roles and Missions for Future Multidomain Warfare, RAND (RR-A1601-1), 2021
Gonzales, Daniel, Sarah Harting, Mary Kate Adgie, Julia Brackup, Lindsey Polley, and Karlyn D. Stanley, Unclassified and Secure: A Defense Industrial Base Cyber Protection Program for Unclassified Defense Networks, RAND Corporation (RR-4227), 2020
Mikolic-Torreira, Igor, Ryan Henry, Don Snyder, Sina Beaghley, Stacie L. Pettyjohn, Sarah Harting, Emma Westerman, David A. Shlapak, Megan Bishop, Jenny Oberholtzer, Lauren Skrabala, and Cortney Weinbaum, A Framework for Exploring Cybersecurity Policy Options, RAND Corporation (RR-1700), 2016
Davis, Lynn E., Michael J. McNerney, James S. Chow, Thomas Hamilton, Sarah Harting, and Daniel Byman, Armed and Dangerous? UAVs and U.S. Security, RAND Corporation (RR-449), 2014
Hoehn, Andrew R., Sarah Harting, Risking NATO: Testing the Limits of the Alliance in Afghanistan, RAND Corporation (MG-974), 2010