Daniel Griswold

Director of Trade and Immigration
Senior Research Fellow

Daniel Griswold is a Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of Trade and Immigration. Griswold is a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration policy.  He previously served as president of the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ), representing its members in Washington before Congress and regulatory agencies. Prior to NAFTZ, Griswold was director of trade and immigration studies for the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.

The author of the 2009 book, Mad about Trade: Why Main Street America Should Embrace Globalization, Griswold has testified before congressional committees, commented for TV and radio, authored numerous studies and articles, and addressed business and trade groups across the country and around the world.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and a Masters in the Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.