Matthew Kubasak

Matthew Kubasak
Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Santa Monica Office


B.S. in applied and computational math and statistics; political science, University of Notre Dame


Matthew Kubasak is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. He has a B.S. in applied and computational math and statistics and double majored in political science from the University of Notre Dame.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, he was an outdoor science instructor at High Trails in the San Bernardino Mountains, and before that he worked on climate vulnerability as a CivicSpark fellow at the Delta Stewardship Council. He also has experience in advertising, daycare, and programming for climate-related work in an oceanography lab.




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    Chesapeake Bay Model Inventory and Selection Tool (MIST)

    The Model Inventory and Selection Tool (MIST) is an interactive, searchable database of empirical, statistical, and conceptual models relevant to water- and climate-related planning and decisionmaking in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and beyond.

    Jan 19, 2023