Brad is a doctoral candidate in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He studies how accountability influences judgment and decision-making, especially in a public policy context. He received his Bachelor’s from the United States Air Force Academy in 2009, where he was the top overall graduate from his class, and received a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Maryland in 2011. Brad is a Major in the United States Air Force with a deployment to Afghanistan and assignments in Ft. Bragg, NC, Colorado Springs, CO, and Washington, D.C.. He will continue his military service upon completion of his doctoral program.