Julie Bunn is a policy analyst and educator whose work and influence have spanned three sectors: academia, government, and nonprofits. Julie began her career as a research economist at the US Department of Labor. After earning a PhD in economics from Stanford University, she taught on the economics faculty of Macalester College. Julie was a Policy Fellow of the Humphrey Institute Policy Forum, and she received a Pew Faculty Fellowship to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Projects for both focused on active-student learning pedagogy and curriculum for the teaching of topics in applied economics. Julie served in the Minnesota State Legislature (2007–2010) and has served as a policy, strategic, and fundraising advisor to political candidates and nonprofit organizations. Julie joined the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) as executive director in September 2018.
Executive Director, Minnesota Council on Economic Education
Department of Applied Economics