MA Fellowship Alumni

A complete listing of alumni from the Mercatus MA Fellowship with their initial positions and institutions following graduation.

Class of 2020

Lourdes Bautista

Cecilia Bellet
Economic Fellow
Consumer Product Safety Commission

Hane Crevelari
Institute Relations Associate
Atlas Network

Hugo Dante
Economic Research Associate
Office of the Chief Economist at American Bankers Association

Blake Hoarty
Economist
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Jeffrey Mason
Research Associate
Charter Cities Institute

Leo Plumer

Michael Schultz
Economist
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Walter Stover
Python Developer
Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Matt Style
Researcher
Menard Family Midwest Initiative for Economic Engagement and Research at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 

Phillip Todd
Policy Analyst
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

 

Class of 2019

Danielle Barden
Environmental Protection Agency
Economist

Alice Calder
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Program Manager, Academic and Student Programs

Joe Conway
Consumers’ Research
Research Fellow

Hunter Cox
Charles Koch Foundation
Research Analyst

Kenzi Dickhudt
Stand Together
Strategic Research Analyst

Alex Feurer
Office of Aeronautical Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard
Economist

Veronica Mercier
FDIC
Student Economist

Joshua Shin
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Outreach Associate

Alec Stapp
International Center for Law and Economics
Research Fellow

Kathryn Waldron
R Street Institute
National Security & Cybersecurity Fellow

 

Class of 2018

Andrew Baxter
Internal Revenue Service
Economist

Gabby Beaumont-Smith
Heritage Foundation Center for Data Analysis
Policy Analyst in Macroeconomics

William Bradley
ICF - Strategic Consulting & Communications
Public Comment Analysis Intern

Ross Brady
West Virginia University
PhD Student, Economics

Joe Brunk
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Research Assistant, Financial Regulation

James Czerniawski
American Institute for Economic Research
Program Coordinator

Mark Febrizio
GW Regulatory Studies Center
Policy Analyst

Kathryn Ghani
United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Fellow

Kevin Gomez
Creighton University Institute for Economic Inquiry
Program Manager

Alex Kanode
Arkansas Center for Research in Economics
Policy Analyst

Catherine Konieczny
U.S. Coast Guard Standards Evaluation and Analysis Divison
Economist

Michael Leahy
Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School
Research Associate

Conor Norris
Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Licensing
Research Analyst

Victoria Pryor
Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06)
Legislative Correspondent

Adam Simons
U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Compliance Analyst

Nick Zaiac
R Street Institute
Transportation and Infrastructure Fellow

 

Class of 2017

Kyle Andreasen
State Department

Jessica Carges
The Pew Charitable Trust
Research Associate, State Fiscal Health

ErikaGrace Davies
West Virginia University
PhD Student, Economics

Samuel Hammond
Niskanen Center
Poverty and Welfare Policy Analyst

Patrick Higgins
University of Lodz (Poland)
PhD Student, Law and Administration

Joe Kane
R Street Institute
Technology Policy Fellow

Megan Porzio
American Institutes for Research
Data Reporting Intern

David Rann
Department of Transportation
Presidential Management Fellow, Economist

Ariel Slonim
Kings College, New York City
Lecturer in Economics

Brooke Tenison
International Montary Fund
Research Analyst

Caleb Watney
R Street Institute
Technology Policy Fellow

 

Class of 2016

Kelly Ferguson
West Health
Health Policy Analyst

Anne Hobson
R Street Institute
Technology Policy Fellow

Kristine Johnson
Senate Banking Committee
Professional Staff Member

Stephen Jones
US Coast Guard
Economist in the Regulatory Shop

Jena Kelly
Ladies of Liberty Alliance
Program Coordinator

Nick Krosse
Charles Koch Institute
Research Assistant in Educaiton Development

Chris Kuiper
The Edgar Lomax Company
Research Analyst and Assistant Firm Administrator

Ross Marchand
TaxPayers Protection Alliance
Policy Analyst

Ethan Roberts
British International School, Kuala Lumpur
Economics Instructor

David Wille
CEB, now Gartner
Contractor

 

Class of 2015

David Christensen
US Forest Service
Economist

Scott Eastman
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Program Manager, Project for the Study of American Capitalism

Candace Mottice
Charles Koch Foundation
Program Analyst, University Investments Department

Courtney Michaluk
Charles Koch Institute
Program Assistant

Adam Michel
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Program Manager,  Spending and Budget Initiative

Rachel Reese
Cato Institute
Research Associate,  Center for Educational Freedom

Anna Rivers
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Program Coordinator, Health

Laura Stanley
Environmental Protection Agency
Economist

Dana Williams
Raymond James and Associates
Institutional Equity Sales Associate

 

Class of 2014

Brian Deignan
HelloWallet
Data Analyst

Nathan Hale
US Forest Service
Economist

Michael Horney
Free State Foundation
Research Associate

Andrew (AJ) McKeown
House Ways and Means Committee
Economist

Ian Robinson
Suntrust Bank
MSR Valuation Analyst

Harrison Searles
George Mason University
PhD Student, Economics

Michelle Wei
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Economist

 

Class of 2013

Devin Bowen
i360
Political Analyst

Benjamin Miller
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Economist

Brandon Pizzola
Ernst & Young LLP
Senior Manager, Quantitiative Economics and Statistics (QUEST)

Robert Sarvis
Libertarian Candidate for VA Governor

Derek Thieme
FDIC
Economic Analyst

 

Class of 2012

Jacob Feldman
Mercatus  Center at George Mason University
Research Analyst, Spending and Budget Initiative

Andreea Militaru
World Bank
Private Participation in Infrastructure Consultant

John Pulito
VIP Consultanting
Project Manager

Nicholas Tuszynski
Presidental Management Fellow, Export-Import Bank of the US
Presidential Management Fellow, Financial Specialist

Benjamin VanMetre
Illinois Policy Institute
Senior Budget and Tax Policy Analyst

 

Class of 2011

Jerrod Anderson
University of California- Irvine
PhD Student, Economics

Allison Kasic
Charles Koch Foundation
Senior Program Officer, Academic Investments

Michelle Muccio
Association Strategies, Inc
Senior Project Director

Johan Van Der Walt
Deloitte LLC
Senior Consultant

 

Class of 2010

Astrid Arca
World Health Organization
Regional Data Coordinator

David Bieler
Government Accountability Office
Senior Analyst

Katelyn Christ
Stossel Program
Intern

Christina King
Joint Economic Committee
Senior Economist

Stefanie Haeffele
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Presidential Management Fellow, FEMA Preparedness Division

Olga Nicoara
George Mason University
PhD Student, Economics

Gabriel Okolski
Department of Transportation
Presidential Management Fellow, Transportation Industry Analyst

Emily Washington
CoStar Group
Research Associate

 

Class of 2009

Mark Adams
George Mason University
PhD Student, Economics

Lewis Butler
First Mate Yacht Care
Business Owner

Rosemarie Fike
Florida State University
PhD Student, Economics

Erin Grover
Anderson Economic Group
Senior Analyst