McKenna joined the Public Policy Center in 2023 as a Training & Outreach Specialist. She earned a B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in English & Communication Studies in 2021. Previously, McKenna worked for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Research Compliance, working in an area of research ethics. She is currently working on her M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis and is compelled by the idea of using evidence-based practices to improve the lives and wellbeing of others. Outside of the office, McKenna enjoys reading and going on walks with her mini goldendoodle, Brigsby.
B.A., English & Communication Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2021.