Garrett Watson is senior program manager with the R Street Institute, responsible for managing grants and proposals, building R Street’s fundraising infrastructure, and measuring R Street’s policy impact.
Garrett joined R Street in March 2017. Before joining R Street, Garrett worked at the Charles Koch Foundation, where he coordinated a research team that reviewed grant opportunities in higher education. Previously, Garrett was a campus coordinator for Students for Liberty, an organization that provides educational resources for libertarian student groups on college campuses.
Garrett earned a bachelor’s from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York, where he studied economics and philosophy.
He lives in Arlington, Virginia, and is an avid hockey fan and snowboarder.
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