Tamara Winter is the Operations Lead of the Center for Innovative Governance Research. Prior to joining the Center she worked as a Program Associate with the Project for the Study of American Capitalism at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She holds a BS in Economics and BA in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University, where she also worked as a Niemi Fellow in the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom. Her byline has appeared in several Mercatus publications and in the Chicago Tribune. Find her on Twitter @_TamaraWinter.