Pardee RAND Events

  • SoCal G2U Doctoral Research Showcase Seminar Series

    Tomorrow's Research Today was a series of webinars showcasing research from doctoral candidates that could influence the future of work in the public sector. Hosted by the Southern California Government-to-University (G2U) Initiative, the events ran in fall 2021.

    Dec 13, 2021

  • IDSS, TNL Host Discussion of the United Nations and the Governance of AI

    Prateek Sibal, a technology policy researcher at UNESCO, spoke with Tech + Narrative Lab associate director Osonde Osoba about the role of the specialized UN agency in the governance of AI. The conversation, part of the International Development Speaker Series, sketched out the goals, tools, and limitations of its role, while exploring the role of the government and other public and private actors in AI's regulation and long-term use.

    Sep 14, 2021

  • Community Response and Resilience to Disaster: Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis in Sitka, Alaska

    Drawing on the experiences of NGOs in Sitka that were instrumental in addressing emergent challenges in the local community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this webinar examined how local, state, and federal governments can improve their collaboration with community-based organizations.

    Jul 28, 2021

  • Center for Causal Inference Inaugural Symposium

    The 2021 RAND Center for Causal Inference (CCI) Annual Symposium was a one-day interdisciplinary virtual symposium that offered researchers the opportunity to present and learn about cutting-edge causal inference research in statistics, econometrics, and other quantitative fields.

    Jun 24, 2021

  • Kantor Discusses U.S.-China Relationship

    Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative Michael "Mickey" Kantor, joined Assistant Dean Angel O'Mahony in a robust discussion of the West’s relationship with China, as part of the Pardee RAND Distinguished Speaker Roundtable.

    May 3, 2021

  • The Changing Narrative: Storytelling's Role in Policy and Social Change

    Storytelling and the ways we communicate inform some of the world’s greatest challenges. Our expert panel discussed the American narrative, conspiracy theories, misinformation, and what can be done to change the narrative.

    Apr 22, 2021

  • Virtual Showcase to Highlight Student Research

    At the second annual event Research Showcase on April 21, students will share their current research and proposals. Because this year's event will be virtual, Career Services hopes the showcase will reach an audience far beyond the Los Angeles area.

    Apr 21, 2021

  • A Disarming Mission: A RAND Conversation with William Perry and Tom Collina

    In this RAND Remote conversation moderated by Dean Susan Marquis, former Secretary of Defense William Perry and Tom Collina, director of policy at Ploughshares Fund, will discuss nuclear executive authority and topics covered in their book, The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump.

    Mar 25, 2021

  • Reed, Hodgson Discuss Election Security for the Future

    Record high U.S. election turnout in November 2020 was matched with record low confidence in vote's accuracy. Harper Reed, a member of Pardee RAND’s Board of Governors, sat down (virtually) with Prof. Quentin Hodgson to discuss the election and how the United States can ensure cyber and physical security—and trust—in future elections.

    Mar 15, 2021

  • Beyond 2020: What Lies Ahead for the Biden-Harris Administration?

    Dean Susan Marquis, journalist Soledad O’Brien, and professors Debra Knopman and Howard Shatz discussed the changes we can expect from the incoming U.S. administration on issues from energy and climate change to economic policy and COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.

    Dec 10, 2020