Jeanne E. Bilanin is responsible for assisting with designing and implementing studies of state and local government agencies. A specialist in quantitative analytical methods, Dr. Bilanin has been involved in numerous projects, including evaluations of public safety and justice administration programs, fiscal impact studies, and development of strategic plans. Prior to joining the Institute in 1989, Dr. Bilanin held engineering positions with URS and Potomac Electric Power Company and was a program analyst with the District of Columbia. Dr. Bilanin holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a M.S. in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech. She also holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from George Washington University and is a licensed professional engineer.