Julie Brosnan, senior communications associate for the Education Policy program and Center on Education & Labor, supports outreach, engagement, and overall messaging strategies. With a passion for improving schools nationwide, Brosnan helps ensure that new and important education research is being heard and understood.
Prior to joining New America, Brosnan worked for a social-emotional learning program in Wellington, New Zealand. She aided its communications work and also led the program, working with hundreds of students in schools across the capital city. Brosnan has worked on the administrative team for a mentoring and tutoring company for middle school students, as well as for a communications firm in the DC area where she worked on education and health initiatives. She earned a BA in political communication from the George Washington University, during which time she worked with Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the American Association of University Women Lobby Corps.