Dr. Jeremy Brunson became Executive Director of the Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on February 7. Dr. Brunson brings 20 years of experience in the field of equity, diversity and inclusion in different capacities. Over the years, he has consulted for schools, courts, law firms, government organizations, United States diplomats, and foreign governments on the importance of inclusivity and provided implementation strategies. He has been fortunate enough to hold positions where he could lead diverse teams to effect change. 

In 2017, he received a Fulbright Specialist post to Mongolia where he worked with a non-profit organization to improve access across Mongolia. He also provided training on power, privilege, and oppression in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, and India.

Dr. Brunson holds master’s degrees in Justice and Social Inquiry and Sociology from Arizona State University and Syracuse University, respectively. He also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Disability Studies from Syracuse University, where he also earned his doctorate in Sociology. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology and interpreting at a number of colleges, including Gallaudet University.

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