Cristian Nuño is an MPA candidate at the Maxwell School. During this 12-month program, Cristian will be focusing his studies around public innovation & management. As of mid-September 2016, his two favorite classes at Maxwell have been Data-Driven Management and Stabilization and Growth in Emerging Economies. Prior to Maxwell, Cristian was the first-person in his family to graduate college. He studied urban planning and economics the University of Illinois at Chicago. Other than academics, Cristian enjoys watching film, using the 1989 Detroit Pistons against his younger brother in NBA2K, and taking photographs.