Michelle Dobrusin joined the Brennan Center for Justice in November of 2015 as Executive Assistant in Finance and Operations and to the Vice President of Programs. She transitioned in July of 2016 into her role as Human Resources Specialist. Michelle manages benefits strategy and administration, payroll, compliance and reporting, new employee onboarding, benefits and policy education, employee relations, and provides administrative support for the Operations staff.
Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Michelle worked as a Student Affairs Professional and taught undergraduate classes in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from The College of New Jersey (2009), and her Master’s degrees from The Ohio State University (2011) and Arizona State University (2015).