Shannon Roth is Program Specialist with the Research Division of the National Center for State Courts. Her main research activities range from court performance and culture to workload assessment. Some recently completed projects include the Florida Judicial Workload Assessment, Wisconsin Judicial Workload Assessment, Kentucky Judicial Workload Assessment and Jurisdictional Analysis, and Texas Child Protective Services Workload Assessment. Her current project work includes the Georgia Judicial Workload Assessment, Virginia Judicial Workload Assessment, Maryland Court Culture, Effective Criminal Caseflow Processing, and Examining the Effectiveness of Indigent Defense Team Services: A Multisite Evaluation of Holistic Defense in Practice, and supporting and providing technical support for the High Performance Courts Framework (www.ncsc.org/hpcf), CourTools and Appellate CourTools (www.courtools.org). In addition, Ms. Roth creates and maintains multiple surveys using the survey software Confirmit for the Research and Technology divisions and provides general administrative support for the Research Division.