Kristin J. Leuschner

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Research Communications Analyst
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in English, University of California, Los Angeles


Kristin Leuschner is a research communications analyst at the RAND Corporation with more than 23 years’ experience in designing and implementing effective dissemination strategies and developing communication materials for policymakers, researchers, and the public. Her work involves helping research teams translate their findings for non-technical audiences, including developing executive summaries and policy briefs, highly designed presentations, and infographics. She contributes to a wide range of projects at RAND, including studies related to health care and the environmental influences on health, homeland security, performance-based assessment, and military acquisition and logistics. Leuschner also leads seminars on writing and communication. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Los Angeles.