Operations Research Analyst / Program Manager
Phone: (401) 841-7360
Fax: (401) 841-6960
Gia Harrigan is currently employed by the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate and serves as the Program Manager for the National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), and National Transportation Security Center of Excellence. Ms Harrigan is on-site at the Naval War College, War Gaming Department and supports Homeland Security/ Homeland Defense activities. Prior to joining DHS Ms. Harrigan served as Science Advisor at the CNO Executive Panel (N00K) in Washington, DC. She began government service at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, Rhode Island and has led strategic initiatives for organizational transformation, in the areas of Technology Insertion Strategies, Business War Gaming, Balanced Scorecard, and Knowledge Management.
Ms. Harrigan has completed an Advanced Studies Program in System Dynamics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rhode Island and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Boston College.