Pardee RAND Graduate School Alumni Leadership Award

The Pardee RAND Graduate School’s Alumni Leadership Award is designed to recognize prominent alumni who show passion, leadership, and discipline in their careers, and who have made exemplary and important contributions through public service and/or to public policy. It highlights the extraordinary work that Pardee RAND alumni are doing across the globe, working to "Be the Answer." Awardee contributions may take place over the course of a career, and the award is presented biennially during Pardee RAND’s Commencement Weekend.


  • Q&A with Alumni Leadership Award Winner Sharon Arnold

    Jun 18, 2018

    Sharon Arnold (cohort '85) received Pardee RAND's fourth Alumni Leadership Award during Commencement Weekend 2018. She sat down for a Q&A about her experience at the School and how her time at RAND has influenced her career, and also spoke at the Celebratory Dinner on Friday, June 15.

  • Arthur Brooks accepts Alumni Leadership Award from Dean Susan Marquis

    Brooks Receives Third Biennial Leadership Award

    Jun 20, 2016

    Arthur Brooks (cohort '96) received the Pardee RAND Alumni Leadership Award during the 2016 Commencement Weekend in June.

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    Maxwell-Jolly Receives Alumni Leadership Award

    Jun 20, 2014

    To honor his significant contributions to the advancement of health reform and coverage expansion over a 31-year career with the State of California, David Maxwell-Jolly (cohort ’77) received the second Pardee RAND Graduate School Alumni Leadership Award on Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Commencement Weekend Celebratory Dinner.

  • Samantha Ravich presents Mark Albrecht with the inaugural Pardee RAND Alumni Leadership Award

    Albrecht Honored with Inaugural Alumni Leadership Award

    Jun 25, 2012

    Mark J. Albrecht (cohort ’73) is the inaugural recipient of the Pardee RAND Alumni Leadership Award. The award was given on Friday, June 22, 2012, at the Celebratory Dinner during Commencement Weekend.