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 Policy Studies at Clemson University, concentrating on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision-making process is influenced by executive branch policies. In the past, he served as a teaching assistant in Clemson’s Department of Political Science and as a graduate writing fellow for 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, RealClearPolicyRealClearMarketsthe American Spectatorthe Daily Callerthe Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, and the College Fix.