Civil-Military Relations

RAND research on civil-military relations includes studies of how a military employs civilian contractors, how military bases interact with their neighbors, and how a nation's military affects its politics—and vice versa.

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    Raphael S. Cohen

    Associate Director, Strategy and Doctrine Program, Project Air Force; Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in government, Georgetown University; M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University; B.A. in government, Harvard University

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    Stephen Dalzell

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of California Santa Barbara; M.A. in national security studies, California State University San Bernardino; B.A. in international management, Claremont McKenna College

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    Michael H. Decker

    Senior International/Defense Research Analyst
    Education M.S. in strategic intelligence, Nat'l Defense Intelligence College; M.A. in government/national security studies, Georgetown University

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    Joslyn Fleming

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in international affairs - africa regional concentration, The George Washington University; B.S. in political science, United States Naval Academy

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    Timothy R. Heath

    Senior International/Defense Researcher
    Education M.A. in Asian studies, George Washington University; B.A. in philosophy, College of William and Mary

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    Eric V. Larson

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. and M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; A.B. in political science, University of Michigan

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    Diana Myers

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in political science, U.S. Air Force Academy

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    Alexander H. Noyes

    Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in politics, Oxford University; Master's in African studies, Oxford University; Bachelor's in government, Connecticut College

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    Agnes Gereben Schaefer

    Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center; Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, Syracuse University; M.A. in political science, Florida International University; B.A. in international relations/environmental studies, Florida International University

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    James A. Schear

    Adjunct Senior Political Scientist
    Education B.A. in international studies & political science, American University; M.A. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Ph.D. in international relations, London School of Economics and Political Science

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    Christopher M. Schnaubelt

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of California Santa Barbara; M.S.S. in strategic studies, U.S. Army War College

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    Will Shumate

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.I.A. in China, University of California, San Diego; B.A. in political science, California State University, Northridge

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    Linda Slapakova

    Analyst
    Education M.Phil. in international relations, St Antony's College, University of Oxford; B.A. in international affairs (European peace and security studies), Vesalius College, Brussels

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    Max Steiner

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in development studies, University of California, Berkeley

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    Heather J. Williams

    Senior Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in strategic intelligence, National Intelligence University; B.S. in U.S. foreign policy and national security, Boston University

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    J.D. Williams

    Senior International and Defense Policy Researcher
    Education MS in strategic intelligence, National Intelligence University; BA in history, Cornell University

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    William A. Williams

    Senior Policy Analyst; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in international relations, Creighton University; B.S. in radio/TV-film (concentrations in english and government), University of Texas, Austin