Kristen Nyman identifies and tracks legislative priorities related to the R Street Institute’s mission.

Prior to joining R Street, Kristen served as a legislative assistant for Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa), managing issue areas including judiciary policy. She has also been a legislative assistant for Florida’s 118th House District, and a program coordinator for Florida International University.

Kristen received her master’s degree from the George Washington University in Security Studies.

She lives in Washington, D.C.