Stephanie Brooks Holliday

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Behavioral Scientist
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Drexel University; M.S. in psychology, Drexel University; B.S. in psychology, Duke University


Stephanie Brooks Holliday is a behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation. Her research has spanned a range of topics, including forensic psychology, criminal justice, juvenile justice, justice-involved veterans, issues related to veteran post-deployment health, military service members, and military and veteran family members. She also has broader interests in the provision of evidence-based practices for physical and mental health concerns, particularly among underserved populations. Brooks Holliday completed her graduate training at Drexel University, with research focused on forensic mental health assessment, risk assessment, diversion programs, and interventions for risk reduction among correctional populations. Brooks Holliday completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center, where she specialized in neuropsychology and contributed to research related to complementary and integrative health, sleep disturbances, and chronic pain. At RAND, she has been involved in research related to wellbeing and quality of life in military service members and their families; health, mental health, and substance use in service members and veterans; sleep disturbances in vulnerable populations; the roles, responsibilities, and training needs of military health providers; and the needs of at-risk youth (e.g., youth involved in the foster care system). Brooks Holliday received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Drexel University.