Susan L. Marquis is dean of the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School and is RAND's vice president for Emerging Policy Research and Methods. Prior to joining RAND, she served as operational vice president of LMI, a not-for-profit government consulting firm. From 1997 to 2002, she was with the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, first as deputy director of its assessment division, and then as assistant deputy chief of naval operations. Marquis served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense: from 1994 to 1997 as director in its planning and analytic support division, and director of the Information Management and Analysis Group, both within the Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate. Marquis teaches and researches on organizational culture in government institutions and innovative solutions to persistent and complex public policy problems. She is the author of Unconventional Warfare: Rebuilding U.S. Special Operations Forces (1997). She currently serves as chair of the Woodrow Wilson School Advisory Council, Princeton University; is a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge; and is a non-resident senior fellow at the Fox Leadership Institution, University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Marquis received her Ph.D. in public and international affairs from Princeton University.