Stone Washington

Emerging Leaders Council

Stone Washington is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Policy Studies Program at Clemson University. He works remotely as a research assistant for the Manhattan Institute (MI) primarily in the areas of Legal Policy and Public Sector Union disputes. He recently completed MI’s Collegiate Associate Program in the development department during the summer of 2021.

Stone also works as a graduate teaching assistant in the Clemson University Department of Political Science and as a WAC Fellow with the Pearce Center for Professional Communications. He was named an IHS Fellow with the Institute for Humane Studies in October 2021, currently working on a research project examining the influences of Natural Law on the text of the U.S. Constitution and on how the U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted Natural Rights over time.

Hailing from Atlanta Georgia, Stone earned a Juris Master degree from Emory University Law School in 2020 and a Bachelor’s degree in history with minor in political science from Clemson University in 2019.

Previously, Stone served as a summer journalism fellow at The Daily Caller and an intern in the Heritage Foundation’s Young Leaders Program, where he worked in the development department. During his senior year at Clemson, Stone completed a UPIC internship as an editor and writer for the Creative Inquiry magazine, Decipher.