Dr. Nancy E. Brune is a Senior Policy Analyst/Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories where she works on issues of energy security, national security, foreign policy, technology and policy, climate change and human impacts, and non proliferation. Prior to joining Sandia, she was the Director of Research and Policy at the Institute for Security Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she worked on issues of homeland security and also served as the director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative. Brune has spoken about and authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays and op-ed pieces on energy security, national security, globalization, privatization, financial liberalization, immigration and public health issues. Dr. Brune is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and Women in International Security, and is a Truman National Security Project fellow. Brune has consulted for the Harvard School of Public Health, JP Morgan Chase, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the World Bank. She currently teaches at the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico and the College of Southern Nevada.