Terri Tanielian, a Boston University alum, is a Senior Behavioral Scientist for the RAND Corporation. She focuses on the psychological effects of war, with a particular focus on the veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom. She co-directed a study for RAND called Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences and Services to Assist Recovery. In this episode we discuss her work in the context of a really interesting anecdote about her evolving relationship to George W. Bush. She also takes the time to describe RAND Corp., its mission and how it operates.
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