Miranda Priebe

Miranda Priebe

Director, Center for Analysis of U.S. Grand Strategy; Senior Political Scientist


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Miranda Priebe is director of the Center for Analysis of U.S. Grand Strategy and a senior political scientist at RAND.

Her work at RAND has focused on grand strategy, the future of the international order, effects of U.S. forward presence, military doctrine, history of U.S. military policy, distributed air operations, and multi-domain command and control. She has also conducted research on deterrence, reassurance, threat perceptions, rising powers, alliance politics, and U.S. defense budgets. Priebe received a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also received a Master of Public Affairs degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and S.B. degrees in physics and political science from MIT.


Ph.D. in political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.P.A. in international relations, Princeton University; S.B. in physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; S.B. in political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Work

  • Charap, Samuel, Miranda Priebe, Planning for the Aftermath: Assessing Options for U.S. Strategy Toward Russia After the Ukraine War, RAND Corporation (RR-A2510-2), 2024
  • Charap, Samuel, Miranda Priebe, Avoiding a Long War: U.S. Policy and the Trajectory of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, RAND Corporation (PE-A2510-1), 2023
  • Priebe, Miranda, Bryan Frederick, Alexandra T. Evans, Samuel Charap, Gabrielle Tarini, and Bryan Rooney, Future U.S. Peacetime Policy Toward Russia: Exploring the Benefits and Costs of a Less-Hardline Approach, RAND Corporation (RR-A1862-1), 2023
  • Priebe, Miranda, Kristen Gunness, Karl P. Mueller, and Zachary Burdette, The Limits of Restraint: The Military Implications of a Restrained U.S. Grand Strategy in the Asia-Pacific, RAND Corporation (RR-A739-4), 2022
  • Priebe, Miranda, Bryan Rooney, Caitlin McCulloch, and Zachary Burdette, Do Alliances and Partnerships Entangle the United States in Conflict?RAND Corporation (RR-A739-3), 2021
  • Priebe, Miranda, Bryan Rooney, Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga, Jeffrey Martini, and Stephanie Pezard, Implementing Restraint: Changes in U.S. Regional Security Policies to Operationalize a Realist Grand Strategy of Restraint, RAND Corporation (RR-A739-1), 2021
  • Michael J. Mazarr, Miranda Priebe, Andrew Radin, Astrid Stuth Cevallos, Alternative Options for U.S. Policy Toward the International Order, RAND Corporation (RR-2011), 2017

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