Thomas Edward Goode

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Statistical Analyst
Pittsburgh Office


M.S. in statistical practice, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in statistics, Carnegie Mellon University


Tom Goode is a statistical analyst adept at applying a wide variety of quantitative methods to answer challenging questions in the national security, homeland security, and public safety domains. A professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, Goode instructs graduate students on effectively implementing interactive statistical visualizations. In addition to teaching and leading quantitative analyses, his recent work includes project management roles and primarily supports sponsors in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community.

While earning his bachelor's and master's degrees in statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, Goode conducted research at the intersection of statistics, prehospital medicine, and emergency medical operations in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh and the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS. Prior to that, he contributed to astrophysics research at the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research at MIT. Currently, he also works as an EMT in the greater Pittsburgh area, continues to support academic prehospital care research as an author and editor, and volunteers with a local wilderness search and rescue team.