Stone Washington is a Research Fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Advancing Capitalism. At CEI, his research primarily focuses on financial developments in the market, ESG investing, and federal regulation of the economy. He is currently a Frédéric Bastiat Fellow with the Mercatus Center, participating in a host of educational colloquia on the study of political economics. He previously completed a Humane Studies Fellowship with the Institute for Humane Studies. Prior to his current role at CEI, Stone served as a trainee with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Examinations. Before this, he worked as a Research Assistant for the Manhattan Institute, assisting several Senior Fellows with policy projects in the areas of legal policy, public sector unions, and higher education.
Outside of CEI, Stone is pursuing a PhD in Public Policy and Administration from George Washington University. His doctoral research focuses on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision-making process is influenced by the policy interests of federal agencies and nonprofit advocacy groups. In the past, he served as a teaching assistant in Clemson University’s Department of Political Science and as a graduate writing fellow in the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Stone was listed in the 76th edition of the Marquis Who’s Who in America. Stone is a public speaker and an avid writer, having been published across a number of media outlets, including RealClearMarkets, the American Spectator, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Examiner, Discourse Magazine, and City Journal.