Christine Godinez is a legislative analyst at the RAND Corporation for homeland security issues. She shares RAND's high-quality, independent research on a bipartisan basis with members of Congress and committees interested in all areas of homeland security policy. Prior to joining RAND, Godinez was a professional staff member for the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie Thompson. While on the committee, she focused on transportation and maritime security policy. She has also worked on an array of domestic policy issues such as immigration, health care, education, labor, nutrition, and seniors and family issues for Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada and the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Godinez earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Richmond.