Brian Van Brunt, EdD
Senior Vice President, NHCERM
Brian Van Brunt is the senior vice president for Professional Development Program at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NHCERM). He is a regular speaker for academic conferences around the world. Over the past thirteen years, Van Brunt has taught counseling theory, ethics, program evaluation, statistics, and sociology topics at both public and private schools for both graduate and undergraduate students at five college and universities. Brian has served as the director of counseling at New England College and Western Kentucky University and president of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) in the past. He is the author of several books including Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches in Prevention and A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior in the Classroom. Van Brunt is an expert on campus violence and has been interviewed by the New York Times, National Public Radio, LA Times, USA Today, and has appeared on Headline News and Anderson Cooper 360.
Van Brunt holds an EdD in counseling psychology from Argosy University Sarasota, an MS in psychology from the Salem State University, and a BA in psychology from Gordon College.