Dr. Kyleanne Hunter is currently the Vice President of the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence and an adjunct Professor at Gerogetown’s School of Foreign Service. Prior to joining the Brady Campaign and Center she was a research fellow at the Sie Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and a peace researcher with the Women Peacemakers Program at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace and Justice Her research has been accepted for presentation at multiple domestic and international academic conferences and journals. She is also a contributor for gender, national security, and foreign affairs to the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Al-Jazeera, NPR, Fox News, and Huffington Post; and frequently contributes to other national media. Kyleanne also serves as an expert consultant on organizational cultural change related to gender integration.
Kyleanne spent over a decade as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. She flew the AH-1W “Super Cobra” attack helicopter, with multiple tours in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. She was the first female cobra pilot in her squadron. Her non-flying tours included 3 years in the House of Representatives, serving as both a Congressional Fellow and a Congressional Liaison Officer. During this tour she planned and escorted congressional delegations to 52 countries, frequently dual-hatting as both escort and military liaison.