Shannon Prier

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Quantitative Analyst
Santa Monica Office


Master of Public Policy in homeland security and quantitative methods, University of Southern California


Shannon Prier is a quantitative analyst at the RAND Corporation. She is interested in supply chains, macroeconomics, domestic terrorism, conspiracy theories and radicalization, homeland security, and natural disasters. Prior to joining RAND in 2019, she worked at the Department of Homeland Security Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), where she assisted in the development of economic impact models. In 2015, she was an international economics intern at the Council on Foreign Relations where she researched Alan Greenspan and the financial crisis of 2008. She has a master of public policy from the University of Southern California.