Previously, Ms. Bruton held an International Affairs Fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to her fellowship appointment, Ms. Bruton managed the National Endowment for Democracy’s multi-million dollar portfolio of small grants to local and international nongovernmental organizations operating in East and southern Africa, and managed post-conflict political transition programs in Africa for the US Agency for International Development. She has also served as a policy analyst on the international affairs and trade team of the Government Accountability Office.
Ms. Bruton holds a Master of Public Policy, with Honors, from the University of California at Los Angeles. She was born in Mbabane, Swaziland.
November 18, 2013Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton was interviewed by Voice of America on the significance of the US State Department's decision to classify Boko Haram as a terrorist organization, as well as next steps toward achieving stability in the DRC in…
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October 06, 2013Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton joined PBS Newshour to discuss the growing threat of Islamic militancy across the African continent:
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