Jordan Rozsa is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a B.S. in aeronautical engineering. During his studies he was a research assistant on multiple projects dealing with improving the A-10 aircraft. These studies included investigating repair patch capabilities and mitigating the occurrence of engine flameouts. His research, which he presented to the A-10 System Program Office at Hill Air Force Base, was then implemented into A-10 field units. He was also involved in cadet leadership as squadron commander, directly responsible for more than 100 cadets. For two years he served an ecclesiastic mission to Toronto, Canada where he also gained diverse cultural experience. His research interests include force modernization of the Air Force and the evaluation of Department of Defense budget constraints.