Jordan Lofthouse is a program director of Academic & Student Programs, a senior fellow with the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. In 2014, Jordan graduated as valedictorian from the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University with a BS in Geography. He earned an MS in Economics at Utah State University in 2016. In 2020, Jordan graduated with a PhD in Economics from George Mason University, where he also received the William P. Snavely Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies in Economics.
He specializes in the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy. His research topics include economic development, environmental economics, and disaster recovery. Jordan is an alum of the Mercatus Frederic Bastiat Fellowship and the Mercatus PhD Fellowship.
For more information about his research, visit his personal website: jordanlofthouse.com.