Patrick T. Brown

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

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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 The New York Times, National Review, Politico, The Washington Post, and USA Today, and he has spoken on college campuses and Capitol Hill on topics from welfare reform to child care and education policy.

He has published reports on paid leave and family policy with the Institute for Family Studies, and edited an essay series featuring working-class voices for American Compass. He is an advisory board member of Humanity Forward and the Center on Child and Family Policy.

Prior to joining EPPC, Patrick served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Congress’ Joint Economic Committee (JEC). There, he helped lead research about how to make it more affordable to raise a family and more effectively invest in youth and young adults. He also previously worked a government relations staffer for Catholic Charities USA.

Patrick graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science and economics. He also holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He and his wife Jessica have three young children and live in Columbia, S.C.

 

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AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on the Institutionalized Podcast

September 18, 2022 | Institutionalized Podcast

On September 18, 2022, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown joined the Institutionalized Podcast to discuss present and future of conservative…

VIDEO: Patrick T. Brown on American Family Policy

September 19, 2022 | Moment of Truth

On September 19, 2022, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown joined the Moment of Truth podcast to unpack falling marriage and…

AUDIO: Patrick Brown on Student Debt

August 22, 2022 | Rush to Reason

On August 22, 2022, EPPC Fellow Patrick Brown joined the Rush to Reason podcast with John Rush to discuss policy…

AUDIO: Patrick Brown on Compassionate Conservatism

June 17, 2022 | Inside Sources

On June 17, 2022, Patrick Brown appeared on Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson to discuss his recent piece detailing the…

AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on Pro-Family Policy

May 4, 2022 | Marketplace

On May 4, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown appeared on Marketplace with host Stephanie Hughes to promote pro-family economic policy….

AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on Getting American Family Policy Right

April 5, 2022 | Inside Sources

On April 5, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown appeared on Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson to discuss his proposal for…

VIDEO: Patrick T. Brown on Developing a Pro-Family Agenda

January 17, 2022 | Archdiocese of Chicago - Catholic Conference Hour

On January 17, 2022, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown appeared on the Archdiocese of Chicago’s “Catholic Conference Hour” podcast to…

AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on 5 Ways to Make America More Family Friendly

January 14, 2022 | Family Policy Matters

On January 14, 2022, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown appeared on the North Carolina Family Policy Council’s “Family Policy Matters”…

READ: Patrick T. Brown on What’s Next for the Pro-Life Cause

December 17, 2021 | The Pillar

Editor’s note: The Supreme Court case Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization has the potential to revisit, or even revise, much of the settled…

AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on Working-Class Americans and Family Policy

October 15, 2021 | Family Policy Matters

On October 15, 2021, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown appeared on the NC Family Policy Council’s “Family Policy Matters” show…

VIDEO/AUDIO: Patrick T. Brown on Pro-Family Economics & What Working-Class Parents Really Want

October 1, 2021 | "Bridge Builder" podcast

On October 1, 2021, EPPC Fellow Patrick T. Brown joined the Minnesota Catholic Conference’s “Bridge Builder” podcast to discuss his…