Diana Brazzell is the Co-founder and Executive Editor of Footnote, a communications firm that increases the impact of academic research and expertise by sharing it with a broader audience. She oversees a team of editors that collaborate with institutions and scholars to translate their research into accessible, engaging, original content targeted to mainstream readers. She has worked with more than 250 researchers at institutions including ASU, Brown, Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, and USC to create articles for media outlets including The Boston Globe, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, The LA Times, The Washington Post, and Wired. Prior to founding Footnote, Diana worked as a researcher at the Urban Institute, conducting studies and publishing numerous reports and policy briefs on criminal justice policy issues. She also founded the blog The Policy Brief to bring public policy research to a broader audience. Diana graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University with a degree in public policy and in religious studies.