Jeannette Gaudry Haynie

Political Scientist
Washington Office


Ph.D. in international relations, George Washington University; M.A. in political science, University of New Orleans; B.S. in oceanography, United States Naval Academy

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Jeannette Gaudry Haynie is a political scientist at the RAND Corporation and a soon-to-retire officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Haynie focuses primarily on the gender dimensions of violence and security. Her expertise includes terrorism, conflict management and resolution, aviation, defense strategy and policy, resilience, military education, leadership, talent management, and the impacts of diversity and inclusion initiatives on the effectiveness of institutions. As a Marine, she flew attack helicopters and served on the Joint Staff in Homeland Defense/Theater Security, as an analyst in the Commandant's think tank, and as research and strategy lead in the new talent management directorate. She is an adjunct at Tulane University, where she teaches quantitative assessment of disaster resilience. Haynie holds a Ph.D. in international relations from The George Washington University.

Concurrent Non-RAND Positions

Adjunct Professor, Tulane University, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy