Dr. Jeremi Brewer received his PhD from Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas), performing his doctoral research on “Culture, Poverty, and Necessity Entrepreneurship.” Dr. Brewer conducted the majority of his research in Mexico and Brazil. He is a Peery Fellow at the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance (http://marriottschool.byu.edu/selfreliance/news?article=743). Since December 2011, Dr. Brewer has worked as the Executive Director of the Academy for Creating Enterprise.