Before launching her doctoral studies at Harvard Bri served in the US Peace Corps in rural Colombia for three years after working in research and community development in her home state of North Carolina for nonprofits, universities, and the public school system. Born and raised in North Carolina, she earned her B.A. in Public Policy and Spanish Language and Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
B.A. Public Policy, concentration International Migration Policy & Spanish Language and Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Highest Honors & Distinction)
A.M., Sociology, Harvard University (2018)