Nanette Goodman is Director of Research at the National Disability Institute where she provides technical assistance to Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) through the LEAD Center and provides research support for a number of other projects. For the past 15 years she has been using quantitative and qualitative research methods to analyze disability policy issues in the US and developing countries as an independent consultant, research director at Daniels and Associates and Research Associate at Cornell University Institute on Policy Research. She has written book chapters, published in peer-reviewed journals, developed policy white papers, and contributed to government evaluation studies. These products were based on her work interviewing policy makers and stakeholders, facilitating focus groups, conducting literature reviews, developing outcome indicators, and analyzing a variety of data sources using statistical software. She received her M.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1988. In her spare time, Nanette visits her adult children, throws pottery, and enjoys the theater and museum scene in DC.