Susan L. Marquis, Dean

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Susan L. Marquis is dean of the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School and is RAND's vice president for innovation. Prior to joining RAND, she held senior and executive positions in both the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the U.S. Navy.

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.

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