Patrick T. Brown

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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.

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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.

Prior to joining EPPC, Brown served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Congress’ Joint Economic Committee (JEC), where he published reports on child care affordability and education policy. He helped lead research about how to make it more affordable to raise a family and more effectively invest in youth and young adults for the JEC’s Social Capital Project.

He has written and spoken on pro-family tax policy, child care and education policy, welfare reform, pro-life advocacy efforts, and other topics. He is also a contributing editor to American Compass, where he inaugurated the “Edgerton Essays” series, featuring first-person essays from working-class Americans.

In addition to his experience on Capitol Hill, he has worked in a diocesan communications office and as a government relations staffer for Catholic Charities USA and is a book reviewer for Catholic News Service.

Brown 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 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…