Bronson is a proud Michigander with immigrant ancestry roots originating from Poland and Germany, in addition to a Native American Chippewa background. At Michigan State University, he studied at the Residential College in the Arts & Humanities receiving his degrees in Arts and Humanities and Spanish. Many of his studies focused on cross cultural exchange, sociolinguistics and civic engagement projects.
During his time in East Lansing, he worked in the office of Study Abroad, Office of International Students and Scholars, the Center for Language Teaching Advancement and as an ESL instructor. As a student, he participated in an Ethics of Tourism and Sustainable Development program in Santa Ana and Palmichal, Costa Rica where he taught English at a high school and collaborated on community building projects with rural tourism organizations.
Before joining our office, he served as an AmeriCorps Urban Safety Community Organizer through Wayne State University collaborating with the DPD 4th Precinct and later as a Board of Immigration Appeals Accredited Legal Advocate assisting survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence receive forms of immigration relief in Southwest Detroit. In our office, he continues to assist immigrant victims of crime by working on VAWA self petitions, U visas, naturalization, case research and community outreach throughout Metro Detroit.
Bronson is a proponent for the power of international education, second language acquisition, social justice initiatives and being a conscientious traveler wherever he goes. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering, traveling, taking care of his pets and exploring his indigenous roots.