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Bush Institute Experts

Staff

Colonel Matthew F. Amidon, USMCR
Colonel Matthew F. Amidon, USMCR Director, Military Service Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey Program Manager, Leadership Programs George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Major Amy Bernard, USMC (Ret.)
Major Amy Bernard, USMC (Ret.) Senior Program Manager, Veteran Economic Opportunity George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Emily Casarona
Emily Casarona Program Manager, Military Service Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Crystal Cazier
Crystal Cazier Program Manager, Global Health and Evaluation and Research George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Kat Cole
Kat Cole Senior Program Manager, Military Service Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
J.H. Cullum Clark
J.H. Cullum Clark Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Laura Collins
Laura Collins Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Brooke Dority
Brooke Dority Senior Program Manager, Leadership Programs George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Alex Dowdy
Alex Dowdy Associate, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Natalie Gonnella-Platts
Natalie Gonnella-Platts Director, Women's Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Kacie Kelly
Kacie Kelly Deputy Director, Health and Well-being George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Kristin Kent Spanos
Kristin Kent Spanos Associate, Bush-Institute SMU Economic Growth Initiative Full Bio
Kristin King
Kristin King Chief of Staff George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Lindsey Knutson
Lindsey Knutson Director, Leadership Programs George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Holly Kuzmich
Holly Kuzmich Executive Director of the George W. Bush Institute and Senior Vice President George W. Bush Presidential Center Full Bio
Lindsay Lloyd
Lindsay Lloyd The Bradford M. Freeman Director of the Human Freedom Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Katie Lynam
Katie Lynam Senior Program Manager, Leadership Programs George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Eva Myrick Chiang
Eva Myrick Chiang Director, Evaluation and Research George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Farhat Popal
Farhat Popal Senior Program Manager, Women's initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Jieun Pyun
Jieun Pyun Senior Program Manager, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Matthew Rooney
Matthew Rooney Managing Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Justine Taylor-Raymond
Justine Taylor-Raymond Program Manager, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Christopher Walsh
Christopher Walsh Senior Program Manager, Human Freedom and Women's Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Anne Wicks
Anne Wicks Ann Kimball Johnson Director of the Education Reform Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio

Advisors and Fellows

Robert Balfanz
Robert Balfanz Fellow, Middle School Matters George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca Fellow, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
David O. Brown
David O. Brown Fellow, Leadership George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Victor Cha
Victor Cha Senior Fellow, Human Freedom George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Matthew Clifford
Matthew Clifford Advisor, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Mark Dynarski
Mark Dynarski Fellow, Education Reform George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Terri Tanielian
Terri Tanielian Fellow, Military Service Initiative George W. Bush Institute Full Bio
Steve  Tozer
Steve Tozer Fellow, Education Reform Full Bio