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Dina Eliezer


Human Resources

Dina Eliezer, Ph.D.

Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses
Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division

Dina Eliezer is a research psychologist and co-lead of the Human Capital Group at the Institute for Defense Analyses. Her research focuses on the prevention of harmful behaviors in the military, including suicidal behavior and sexual assault, as well as the promotion of resiliency, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Dr. Eliezer’s work at IDA also focuses on improving military organizations’ capacity for program evaluation and evidence-informed decision-making. Previously, Dr. Eliezer worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, providing research support to DOD’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) and other government organizations. She received her Ph.D. in social and personality psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.

Selected Publications:

Eliezer, Dina et al. 2021. Understanding and Assessing Unit Cohesion at Multiple Organizational Levels.IDA Paper P-20508.

Eliezer, Dina, Williams, Ashlie M., Cotting, Dave I., Reutter, Heidi C. and Dubin, Rachel D. 2021.National Guard Suicide Prevention and Resilience Innovation Framework.IDA Paper P-22668.

Guggisberg, Michael R., Bishop, James M. and Eliezer, Dina. 2021. Explaining Suicide Risk in the Army National Guard by Age, Sex, and Geography.IDA Paper NS P-21540.

Eliezer, Dina et al. 2020.Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Key Programs Supporting Military Families.IDA Paper NS P-14241.

Eliezer, Dina, Aubrey J. Hilbert, Lisa H. Davis, Kimberly Hylton, William Xav Klauberg, Maia M. Hurley, Zachary J. Gitlin, Karmon D. Dyches, and Nathan W. Galbreath. (2019).Sexual Assault Experiences Vary for Active Duty Military Women Depending on their Relationship to the Perpetrator. Journal of Family Violence: 1-14.

Eliezer, Dina, Mitchell, Theresa K. and Abbe, Allison. (2019).Development Beyond the Joint Qualification System: An Overview. Joint Forces Quarterly: 95.