Dara Massicot

Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Dara Massicot is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, she served as a senior analyst for Russian military capabilities at the Department of Defense.

Her work at RAND focuses on defense and security issues in Russia and Eurasia. She specializes in Russian military strategy, combat operations, and escalation dynamics. Her long-term interests include force posture, force planning, and grand strategy.

Massicot received her M.A. in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College’s College of Naval Command and Staff in Newport, Rhode Island.

Location: Washington, DC, United State