Before coming to RAND, Dwayne Butler served in the U.S. Army for 20 years. In this interview, he discusses how his military career prepared him for the research he is doing now on organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Christine Lanoie-Newman has assumed the role of chief development officer at RAND. As part of the leadership team, she will oversee all of RAND's development efforts, which includes all philanthropic and foundation fundraising.
Experienced diversity, equity, and inclusion professional Rekha Chiruvolu joined RAND today as chief diversity officer and executive director, diversity, equity, and inclusion, overseeing all diversity initiatives at RAND.
The RAND Corporation notes with profound regret the passing of Newton Minow, an attorney and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission who sparked a national debate in the early 1960s about the quality of television programming and helped establish presidential debates as an enduring American tradition. He served on RAND's board of trustees from 1965 to 1997, a tenure that included a term as chairman. He was 97.
Ray Block, a respected academic in the field of political science and African American studies, will join the RAND Corporation as its inaugural Michael D. Rich Chair for Countering Truth Decay effective February 27.
The RAND Corporation was saddened to learn of the passing of Ann McLaughlin Korologos, a former U.S. Secretary of Labor and longtime member of the RAND family. Her distinguished career in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors included service as the chair of the RAND Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2009.
Lester L. Arnold Sr., a human resources leader with extensive experience in the private sector and academia, will join the RAND Corporation as vice president, human resources effective January 23. He will be based in the Washington office of RAND, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution.
Two months after the death of al Qaida leader Aymin al-Zawahiri, experts continue to debate potential contenders for his replacement while waiting for al-Qaeda to make an announcement. A dark horse contender with long ties to Osama bin Laden could upend predictions and threaten to revive one of history's most lethal terrorist groups.
James P. Smith, an economist and expert on aging who directed the Labor and Population studies program at the RAND Corporation for nearly two decades, shaping a research agenda that focused on domestic labor markets, demographic trends in the United States, and economic development in developing countries, died on August 4. He was 79.
University-based principal preparation programs (PPPs) prepare the majority of U.S. school principals. This targeted report shares findings from a study of an initiative to support improvements to PPPs, with an emphasis on findings for other PPPs.
This report shares findings from the RAND Corporation's five-year study of The Wallace Foundation's University Principal Preparation Initiative, with an emphasis on findings for school district leaders.
Police1's second annual survey on “What Cops Want” shows both major strengths and substantial challenges in the profession. Law enforcement leadership can use the findings to better support and engage their officers.
University-based principal preparation programs prepare the majority of U.S. school principals. This report described the methodology of and findings from a five-year study of an initiative designed to support improvements to such programs.
University-based principal preparation programs prepare the majority of our country's school principals. This report shares findings from a five-year study of an initiative designed to support improvements to such programs.
Iao Katagiri, the RAND Corporation's longtime director of community relations, who played a pivotal role in the development of the research institution's Santa Monica headquarters and managed its extensive art collection, died April 28.