Karen Schwindt

Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.A. in international affairs, George Washington University; B.A. in political science, University of Oregon; B.A. in history, University of Oregon

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Karen Schwindt (she/her) is a policy analyst at the RAND corporation where she focuses on strategic planning, policy, and partnerships in the cyber domain. Her work supports the U.S. national security and defense community on issues relating to cyber policy, cyber supply chain risk managment, cyber security cooperation, and cyber workforce development. Schwindt has extensive experience supporting federal cyber policy, cyber partnerships, and cyber capability development. She is particularly interested in U.S.-European security cooperation in both space and cyberspace. Schwindt holds an M.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University.