Who We Are

At CNA we analyze and solve problems by getting as close as possible to the people, the data – and the problems themselves – in order to find the clear, credible answers government leaders need to choose the best course of action.

Center for Naval Analyses

The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. The Center also provides research and analyses services to other military and government agencies to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. national defense efforts. Learn More

Institute for Public Research

The Institute for Public Research provides high-level research and analysis services to federal, state, and local government agencies, and non-commercial clients working in the areas of education, energy, water and climate, air traffic management, safety and security, and other domestic issue areas. Learn More


Elizabeth Cutler
Sr Communications Specialist

John Stimpson
Communications Associate