Trace Mitchell is a Research Associate at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Previously, he has interned with the Mercatus Center's Academic & Student Programs team. Trace is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where he received a BA in Political Science. He is currently pursuing a JD at the George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School. He is also an alum of the Mercatus Center's Frederic Bastiat Fellowship.