Dr. Suzanne Fiederlein joined the CISR in 1999 and served as Senior Research Associate and Victim Assistance team leader before becoming Associate Director in 2010. She has worked on projects related to victim assistance, International Mine Action Standards, Mine Risk Education (managing the ERW Awareness in Schools project in Jordan), mine action in Latin America, mine action database systems (specializing in casualty data), and program evaluation. In addition, she has coordinated the curriculum for the Mine Action Senior Managers Course. She holds graduate degrees in Latin American Studies (M.A., Univ. Of Texas) and Political Science (Ph.D., Univ. of Arizona) and has served on the faculty of James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University. Her fields of academic research include refugee policy, international law and organizations, and Latin American politics.