Joseph D. Eyerman
Director, Center for Security, Defense, and Safety
Joe Eyerman, PhD, is a senior research methodologist; director of the RTI Center for Security, Defense, and Safety; and co-director of the Institute for Homeland Security Solutions. He has more than 17 years of professional experience in the statistical modeling of social behavior and managing data collection and analysis projects. Dr. Eyerman's substantive interest is in the formal and statistical modeling of the decision processes related to political behavior, terrorism, and international conflict. His recent methodological work has focused on the relationship between the data collection process and error in population estimates on a variety of bioterrorism, public health, and surveillance studies. Dr. Eyerman has conducted methodological studies to investigate ways to improve data quality and has conducted studies of survey nonresponse. He is an experienced project manager, survey methodologist, and data analyst. In addition to his work at RTI, Dr. Eyerman teaches graduate courses on research methods, terrorism, and political violence at North Carolina State University and at the University College Dublin (Ireland).
PhD, Political Science, Florida State University; MS, Political Science, Florida State University; MA, Political Science, Miami University; BA, Political Science and History, Muskingum University.
- August 1, 2014
Strategic Technology Development Can Help Secure U.S. Border
– National Journal
- July 31, 2014
RTI International researcher testifies on technology needs to secure America’s borders
– News Release
- July 31, 2014
RTI researcher: Behavioral science could help secure the border
– Triangle Business Journal