Courtney Cullison joined the Oklahoma Policy Institute in March 2017 as a policy analyst focusing on issues of economic opportunity and financial security. Previously, Courtney worked in higher education, holding faculty positions at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Connors State College in eastern Oklahoma. A native Oklahoman, she received an honors B.A. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with emphasis in congressional politics and public policy from the University of Oklahoma.