Emily Wismer was the Assistant Director of External Affairs for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Prior to joining Mercatus, Emily served as Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum, where her writing was featured in publications such as the Huffington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Emily formerly worked as Legislative Researcher for Public Notice and began her career working for U.S. Senator John Cornyn.
Emily graduated from Texas A&M University with a dual degree in Communications and Political Science.