Doug Irving

Communications Analyst
Off Site Office

Education

B.A. in journalism: news-editorial, University of Oregon

Overview

Doug Irving is a communications analyst at the RAND Corporation and the lead writer for RAND’s flagship magazine, RAND Review. Prior to joining RAND in 2014, he spent more than 15 years in daily journalism, most recently as the crime and breaking news editor at the Orange County Register. As a reporter, he covered beats ranging from city and county government to transportation to politics and investigations. At RAND, he condenses research reports into reader-friendly magazine articles illustrated with real-world examples.

Irving graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in Journalism/News-Editorial. His honors dissertation, “The People Knew,” examined how major newspapers covered the events of the Holocaust.

Research Focus

Publications

  • Brochure

    Struggling with Dementia

    The costs of dementia -- economic and personal -- are staggering. A recent RAND analysis quantifies the scope of the problem in the United States and serves as a wake-up call to policymakers everywhere.

    Sep 9, 2019

  • Brochure

    Eye on the Mediterranean

    This article from the RAND Review highlights the scope of the humanitarian and security crisis in the Mediterranean region.

    Sep 13, 2018