Pauline Paillé

Pauline Paillé
Senior Analyst


M.A. in international relations, Sciences Po Bordeaux


Pauline Paillé (she/her) is a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation. She works mainly within the Defence and Security team in RAND Europe. Her research interests and experience span a range of issues at the intersection of defence and security issues including counterterrorism;  violent extremism and radicalisation; hybrid and information warfare; international and European security, climate change and strategy and navigating.

Prior to joining RAND, Paillé conducted research for various organisations, such as the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Hudson Institute, on a wide range of international security issues. She also worked as an analyst for the French Ministry of Defence and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She holds an M.A. in international politics from Sciences Po Bordeaux and attended both the University of California at Berkeley and Laval University as part of her multidisciplinary studies.