Brianna Cea

Research and Program Associate

Brianna Cea is a Research and Program Associate in the Democracy Program, where her work focuses on the census and redistricting. Her writing on these issues includes the article “A Critical History of the U.S. Census and Citizenship Questions,” recently published in The Georgetown Law Journal Online. Brianna's work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, SCOTUSblog and other outlets. 

Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Brianna interned with the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, the New York Governor’s Tennant Protection Unit, and the Office of Broome County Executive Jason Garnar. She also served as the Roosevelt Institute Regional Coordinator for the Lower Northeast region. Outside of the Brennan Center, Brianna serves as the Co-founder and CEO of Generation Vote. 

Brianna graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University, where her honors work focused on democratic theory, political philosophy and democratic governance. At Binghamton, Brianna founded Roosevelt Institute at Binghamton University, the Broome County Student Board of Advisors, and served as a Newman Civic Fellow.

 

Recent Work