Peter Buryk
Senior Project Associate

Higher Ed

  • School climate and safety
  • Veterans

Peter “Pete” Buryk is senior project associate at the RAND Corporation, where his research focuses on the education and well-being of military service members, veterans and their families, as well as implementation and impacts of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. His recently-completed research examined variations in the labor market outcomes of college-educated veterans based on postsecondary institution type. He is the lead author of a new RAND report, which documents a qualitative investigation into education benefit programs available to active duty and reserve service members. He is currently involved in a multi-year study funded by the U.S. Department of Defense examining the effectiveness and efficiency of military education benefits. Buryk is an affiliated faculty at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, the largest public policy doctoral program in the nation and the only program based at an independent public policy research organization. He is also a U.S. Navy veteran, military spouse and proud parent of three.