Patrick T. Brown

Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Patrick T. Brown is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where his work focuses on developing a robust pro-family economic agenda and supporting families as the cornerstone of a healthy and flourishing society. 

His writing has been published in outlets including The New York Times, National Review, The Atlantic, Politico, and The Washington Post. He is also a contributor for, a contributing writer for the Deseret News, and a contributing editor with Public Discourse. 

Prior to joining EPPC, Patrick served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, and previously worked a government relations staffer for Catholic Charities USA. He has published reports with the Institute for Family Studies, the Niskanen Center, American Compass, and is an advisory board member of Humanity Forward and the Center on Child and Family Policy. 

Patrick is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University. He and his wife Jessica have four children and live in Columbia, S.C., and he is on Twitter @PTBwrites.