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NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
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NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
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NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Lorem
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Lorem
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
NANCY E. BRUNE, PH.D.
Executive Director
702-916-0736
nbrune@guinncenter.org
Nancy E. Brune, Ph.D. is the founding Executive Director of the Guinn Center, a statewide policy research center providing data-driven analysis on a broad number of policy issues.. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. In 2016, President Obama appointed Dr. Brune to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays, blogs, and op-ed pieces on topics ranging from economic security, health outcomes, public sector reforms, education, energy security, public security, and natural resource security. Her work has appeared in the IMF Staff Papers, Social Science and Medicine, Foreign Policy Analysis, and Americas Quarterly. Dr. Brune received her Ph.D., Master of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees from Yale University and her Master of Public Policy and B.A. degrees from Harvard University. She has held research fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brune has compiled two original, global databases on financial openness and privatization, which have been used by researchers at the International Monetary Fund, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard Business School, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Prior to joining the Guinn Center, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories, where she worked on issues of national security, energy security, homeland security, water-energy-security nexus, and technology and policy. In addition, Dr. Brune served as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for A New American Security, a bipartisan national security think tank. Previously, she was the Director of Research and Policy, as well as the Director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative at UNLV’s Institute for Security Studies. Dr. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JPMorgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the World Bank. She has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The product of a Mexican father and an English mother, Dr. Brune was raised in a household that emphasized public service. Dr. Brune sits on the Institutional Advisory Council of the College of Southern Nevada, where she served as inaugural chair from 2015-2019. She was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to sit on the English Mastery Council and the Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates board of directors, where she chairs the Strategic Planning committee. She is a member of the CCSD School Justice Partnership Committee, the Nevada Children’s Commission, and the Clark County Department of Social Services Citizens Advisory Committee, and has served on GOED’s Knowledge Fund Advisory Council, the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, Clark County Committee on Community Priorities, Clark County Citizen Review Board, Clark County School District’s School Comparison Report Committee, and the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Brune serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (Secretary), Get Outdoors Nevada, and the Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI). She previously served on the boards of Southern Nevada Public Television (as President), Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDS COUNT Nevada Executive Committee, Create-a-Change-Now, and Got Core Values! She has served as a bilingual CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and as a bilingual mediator with the Neighborhood Justice Center, and on the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association Executive Committee. Dr. Brune is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the Climate and Security Working Group, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Women’s Forum, and the Pacific Council on International Policy, and is a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas (Class of 2010). In 2015, she was named a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Las Vegas Business Press. In 2016, Dr. Brune was selected as a Gard Jameson Fellow. In 2018, she was named one the 15 most influential Hispanics in Nevada by El Concilio Hispano Media Group. Dr. Brune has lived and/or worked in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the Philippines. In 2013, she graduated from the Executive Leadership Program Fellow at the National Hispana Leadership Institute. In her spare time, she writes on issues of national security and energy security. Follow on Twitter
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