Susan Everingham is the director of RAND’s Pittsburgh office, which was established in 2001, and is the home for nearly 200 staff members. A senior operations research analyst, Susan joined RAND in 1988. She has been involved in a diverse array of studies, mainly in defense and criminal justice.  She specializes in the mathematical modeling of complex systems as well as cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness. Previously, she directed RAND’s International Programs, which consists of five internationally-focused centers that support RAND’s globalization agenda. She has also served in several management roles in RAND’s National Security Research Division, and is a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She earned a B.A. in mathematics and biology from Williams College, and an M.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles.