Luke Lincoln Ashton

Luke Lincoln Ashton

Luke Lincoln Ashton

Graduate Research Assistant

Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Big data and data security, technology regulation

Luke is a current Masters student at George Mason University studying Economics as a MA Fellow with the Mercatus Center. He brings a varied background in the social sciences with a degree from Alma College in Political Science and Anthropology and experience in data analytics and engineering. Prior to attending George Mason University, Luke worked as a data intern and then analyst with the Community Systems Foundation in New Delhi, India and Americans for Prosperity in Arlington, Virginia respectively. In his free time, Luke enjoys practicing his Scottish Highland Bagpipes in a local park.

Grants and Fellowships

MA Fellow, Mercatus Center (2020-Present)

Koch Associate, Charles Koch Institute with placement at Americans for Prosperity (2018-2019)

Koch Fellow, Charles Koch Institute with placement at the Platte Institute for Economic Research (2017)


George Mason University, M.A. in Economics, 2020-Present

Alma College, B.A. in Political Science and Anthropology, 2013-2017