Elizabeth Bodine-Baron is an engineer at the RAND Corporation specializing in complex networks and systems and the co-director of the RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis and System Science. Her research interests include network analysis and modeling for both domestic and national security issues. Her recent work for the United States Air Force includes analysis of cybersecurity, logistics, targeting and intelligence policy. She has also helped develop a new methodology combining social network and lexical analysis of social media data, and has applied it to analysis of ISIS support and opposition networks, Russian propaganda, CENTCOM information operations, and US Army recruiting efforts. Prior to joining RAND, her research focused on the role of social networks in various engineering and economics problems, such as distributed search, matching markets, epidemic spread, and vaccination behavior. Bodine-Baron received a B.S. in electrical engineering and a B.A. in liberal arts from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology in 2012.