Admissions Events and Office Hours

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Pardee RAND schedules in-person and virtual admissions events and Admissions Office Hours so prospective students can learn more about the experience of studying and working at RAND.

We update this page regularly as we add new events. We also encourage you to complete a pre-application to join our mailing list and receive feedback on your candidacy.

Overview Webinars: Master of National Security Policy

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Nancy Staudt

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Obaid Younossi

Stefanie Howard

Dean Nancy Staudt will lead a series of program overview webinars throughout the summer, focusing on the Master of National Security Policy. Attendees will have ample time for Q&A. Incoming Vice Dean Obaid Younossi and Associate Dean Stefanie Howard will also be on hand to discuss academics, the admissions process, and more.

Event Details

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Platform: Microsoft Teams (not recorded)

Click on the date to register. You will receive connection information after registering, and a reminder before the event.

Admissions Office Hours

Our office hours offer more informal Q&A interactions with our admissions team. No question too small—just bring yourself! Sign up below. (Sessions are held on Microsoft Teams and are not recorded.)


Links to the following Zoom webinar recordings are available upon request.

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Angel O'Mahony

Stefanie Howard

Associate Deans Angel O'Mahony and Stefanie Howard, as well as current M.Phil. students, provided an overview of Pardee RAND Graduate School's Master of Philosophy in Policy Analysis, the admissions process, and more. This webinar was recorded and is available to watch online.

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Malcolm Williams

Domenique Lumpkin

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Lilian Perez

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Eunice Wong

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Jon Wong

Malcolm Williams, professor and director of DEI at Pardee RAND, hosted a panel discussion featuring four RAND researchers.

This interactive webinar was recorded and is available to watch online.

  • Domenique Lumpkin is an associate engineer
  • Jonathan Wong (cohort '12) is an alum, a Pardee RAND professor, a policy researcher at RAND, and associate director of the Arroyo Center Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program.
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Kerry Reynolds

On-the-Job Training is a unique component of the Pardee RAND education, allowing our students to develop expertise and a résumé conducting research, exploring technology, and working with communities—all while completing their degrees. This webinar—featuring OJT Director Kerry Reynolds and students Mo Ahmadi, Samer Atshan, Melissa Diliberti, Priya Gandhi, and Jim Mignano—is now available to watch online.

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