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Russell Lundberg

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School (2013)
  • M.Phil. Policy Analysis, University of Maryland., School of Public Affairs (2009)
  • M.P.P. Social Policy, University of Maryland, School of Public Affairs (2004)
  • B.A. Physics and Theatre, Hope College (1996)


Office: C-109
Phone: (936) 294-3634

Areas of Expertise:
Homeland security risk and program evaluation; quantitative analyses of criminal justice problems and interventions; drugs, crime, violence, prevention; correction policies


Dr. Lundberg was an assistant policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. He worked on projects in homeland security, exploring methods for improving risk assessments, and projects on aviation security, postal security, and law enforcement intelligence. Other research projects included issues of corrections and the links between drugs and crime. Before joining RAND, Dr. Lundberg was with the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General, where he contributed to several reports, including the Hurricane Katrina review that won an Award for Excellence from the President's Council for Integrity and Efficiency. In 2011-12, Dr. Lundberg was awarded the Harold Brown Fellowship from RAND's Center for Global Risk and Security, and he serves as the managing editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis.

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