Dr. Kunz teaches courses on public financial management and budgeting, public policy and advocacy, and civil disobedience. Her research interests include public finance and fiscal policy, fiscal federalism, and financial markets regulation. In addition, Dr. Kunz brings over 25 years of professional experience in the financial markets industry. She began her career in the municipal bond market before starting one of the first female-owned consulting firms in the industry. Her clients included institutional investors and traders, and boutique, regional and multinational firms. Dr. Kunz serves on the board of directors for the American Association of Budget and Program Analysts (AABPA) and Public Financial Publications (PFP), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy.