Dana Brandt


Dana Brandt is executive director of the Rhode Island Longitudinal Data System, overseeing quantitative and geospatial analytical services to state agencies, academic institutions, and community-based organizations. In 2019, Dana joined as a data scientist, and she has also led the RILDS governance program, coordinating with agencies to ensure data quality, security, and use for the public good. She currently serves as the chair of the interim executive council for the Eastern States Longitudinal Data Collaborative, developing permanent governance structures to improve regional coordination among education-to-workforce P20W longitudinal data systems. Dana previously worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She holds two master’s degrees, one in public international law from Leiden University in the Netherlands and one in human rights law from Central European University in Hungary.

Senior Staff
Executive Director, RILDS