STEM Education


Evidence suggests that STEM education will be critical to 21st-century success for individuals, communities, organizations, and nations. RAND has examined labor shortages in key STEM fields such as cybersecurity, initiatives to improve instruction and achievement, and how U.S. investments in STEM education stack up against those of other global powers.

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    Gabriella C. Gonzalez

    Senior Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in sociology, Harvard University

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    Eric Hastings

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in operations research, Air Force Institute of Technology; B.A. in mathematics, Duquesne University

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    Andrew McEachin

    Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in education policy, University of Southern California; M.A. in economics, University of Southern California; A.B. in history, Cornell University

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    Amanda Meyer

    Research Assistant
    Education B.A. in psychology and international studies, Northwestern University

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    Robert F. Murphy

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in human development & social policy, Northwestern University; M.S. in mechanical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Massachusetts

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    Claudia Rodriguez

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in applied mathematics for the life and social sciences, Arizona State University; B.S. in mathematics, Arizona State University

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    Ivy Todd

    Research Assistant
    Education B.S. in biochemistry, St. Mary's College of Maryland

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