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Resume | James Czerniawski

James Czerniawski resume


George Mason University – Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts in Economics – Graduated: May 2018

SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bachelor of Arts in History – Graduated: May 2016
* Cumulative GPA: 3.50; Dean’s List (Fall 2013; Fall 2014; Fall 2015; Spring 2016)


Senior Technology and Innovation Policy Analyst – (Aug. 2021 – Present)
Americans for Prosperity – Arlington, VA
* Utilize expertise in tech and innovation policy to produce op-eds, policy briefs, one-pagers, videos, interviews, and other creative content to educate the public on the latest tech news, trends, and other subjects of interest.
* Analyze legislation on the state and federal level, develop organizational positions, and communicate relative concerns and feedback with offices.
* Collaborate with AFP’s 35 state chapters on advancing sound, aligned tech policy.
* Identify areas where AFP can be a preferred policy partner on tech issues.
* Work to identify and strengthen relationships with coalition partners on the national/state level.
* Meet with stakeholders, elected officials, lobbyists, government employees, and more to discuss tech and innovation policy.

Tech and Innovation Policy Analyst – (Oct. 2019 – Aug. 2021)
Libertas Institute – Lehi, UT
* Produce op-eds, policy briefs, one-pagers, videos, interviews, and other creative content to educate the public.
* Meet with stakeholders, elected officials, lobbyists, government employees, and more to learn, network, persuade, and build consensus for Libertas’s proposed policies.
* Draft model legislation.
* Drive an ambitious agenda to see our goals realized.
* Self-manage a core set of policy priorities and come up with solutions and strategies to see them realized.
* Be a face and voice of Libertas and represent the organization at various meetings and functions

Program Coordinator – (July 2018 – May 2019)
American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) – Great Barrington, MA
* Supported AIER Scholars as they present research at events, universities, and conferences
* Managed the planning and execution of events of various sizes and scale
* Collaborated with staff, scholars and visiting scholars in event planning which met the academic and engagement objectives of AIER
* Vetted applicants to the AIER internship and visiting scholar programs – over 150 internship applications and over 50 visiting scholar applications
* Wrote agreements between AIER and their accepted interns and visiting scholars
* Tracked budget costs throughout the course of all projects and communicated changes that affected budget
* Assisted the Director of Programs in evaluating the success of various programs and made recommendations to enhance future program growth
* Presented research sponsored by AIER on multinational corporation tax competition at a conference at Manhattanville College, NY
* Presented research sponsored by AIER on Technological Impact on Disaster Response efforts at Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) in 2019

Reading Group Director – (August 2018 – May 2019)
Department of Economics, SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
* Selected reading material for the group to discuss over the course of the semester
* Led the discussion and questions of the book

Substitute Economics Lecturer – (August 2018 – May 2019)
Department of Economics, SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
* Substituted for Economics faculty, including the head of the department, at the college as needed for Principles Micro and Law and Economics for ten classes ranging from 12 – 90 students
* Prepared lectures to cover the material requested by the faculty

Technology Policy Research Assistant – (May 2017 – August 2017)
R Street Institute – Washington, D.C.
* Assisted in research for artificial intelligence, comments submitted to the FCC, the restructure of the U.S. Patent Office, and cybersecurity

MA Fellow – (August 2016 – May 2018)
Mercatus Center at George Mason University – Arlington, VA
* Performed research for regulatory comments submitted to the White House on artificial intelligence
* Worked with scholars in pertinent areas of policy, such as technology and the study of American capitalism
* Conducted research on state targeted tax benefit programs
* Wrote a policy paper on the Impacts of Technology on Disaster Response Efforts
* Co-founded a blog series, connecting Nobel winning economists research to everyday life
* Identified potential locations for an author book tour

Research Assistant and Administrative Secretary – (August 2015 – May 2016)
Department of Economics, SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
* Assisted in organizing lectures, events, and socials with the Department of Economics
* Collected data and ran preliminary research under the supervision of Faculty members
* Created the monthly Economics Newsletter distributed to the Dean, Provost, President, and students
* Wrote grant proposal for research, events, and student scholarships

Economics Tutor – (August 2015 – May 2016)
Department of Economics, SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
* Tutored students in Principles of Macroeconomics & Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
* Organized larger review sessions before exams and prepared review packets for students
Teaching Assistant in Microeconomics – (August 2014 – December 2015)
Department of Economics, SUNY-Purchase College – Purchase, NY
* Lectured classes and facilitated review sessions when Faculty members were absent
* Graded student exams and problem sets
* Organized and created presentations for prospective economics majors on majoring in economics


Vice President: Economics Club (August 2015 – May 2016)
* Created and executed Economics Club objectives for the year and planning activities for bi-weekly meetings
* Organized speakers to lecture students interested in learning more about economics
* Scheduled future meetings and planned logistics for events

Senior Campus Coordinator: Students for Liberty (May 2015 – May 2017)
* Assisted with the development and execution of a regional conference in New York City
* Identified potential future leaders for the organization
* Represented Students for Liberty at various fundraising events


* “San Francisco Needs to Admit it was Wrong About Vaping,” Real Clear Policy, August 2020
* “Regulatory Relief Key for Utah’s COVID-19 Recovery,” Deseret News, August 2020
* “Utah Should Embrace the Innovation that Springs from Economic Disruption,” Salt Lake Tribune, August 2020
* “Today’s Big Tech Hearing Shows How Little Congress Understands About Competition,” FEE. July 2020
* “People Are Right to be Skeptical of Experts. That’s Why We Need More of Them,” Real Clear Policy, July 2020.
* “US Dominance in 5G Relies on Rapid Expansion of Spectrum,” Real Clear Policy, July 2020
* “A ‘Fairness Doctrine’ For the Internet Could Backfire on Conservatives,” FEE, July 2020
* “Why do you need a prescription to play a new video game?,” FOX DC’s “The Final 5”, July 2020
* “Facial Recognition Bill proposed by Senate Democrats,” FOX DC’s “The Final 5”, June 2020
* “Let’s discuss Internet Policy,” Libertas Institute, June 2020
* “Broadband Access: Swift Action Needed to address problem in Mississippi, elsewhere,” Clarion Ledger, June 2020
* “CyberBites Chat w\James Czerniawski of the Libertas Institute” Cyberbites Podcast, May 2020
* “Beware of Big Brother’s COVID-19 Surveillance Grabs,” Washington Times, May 2020
* “COVID-19 shows that drone reform is needed in Utah,” Salt Lake Tribune, May 2020
* “Social Distancing Scores Rightly Raise Questions on Privacy,” Washington Examiner, April 2020
* “Utah Launches “Healthy Together” App to Help Track Spread of COVID-19,” KUER – NPR Utah, April 2020
* “Why a Federal Sovereign Wealth Fund Could Help With the Coronavirus Pandemic,” National Interest, April 2020
* “Are Americans getting good Internet during a worldwide pandemic?” Underscored Podcast, April 2020
* “What America Can Teach the European Union About Ensuring Internet Access During the Coronavirus,” National Interest, April 2020
* “How the Private Sector, Not Government, Can Save the Day in Crisis,” Town Hall, March 2020
* “Coronavirus Price Gouging Shouldn’t be Criminal,” Deseret News, March 2020
* “What Tech Can Do When Left Alone,” We Are Libertarians, March 2020
* “CMS Approves Utah’s Medicaid Work Rules After Rejecting Partial Expansion,” Heartland Institute, Feb 2020
* “Health care doesn’t have to break the bank,”, Jan 2020
* “Let’s protect the right to keep your phone locked,” Salt Lake Tribune, Jan 2020.
* “Utah Innovates: Regulatory Frameworks for the Future,” Libertas Institute, Dec 2019
* “How Utah can welcome better innovation,” Deseret News, Dec 2019
* “Yang’s Tech Policy Has Unseen Costs to the American Consumer,” Morning Consult, Dec 2019
* “What the Internet of Things Can Learn from Used Cars,” Real Clear Future, July 2017


* Proficiency in Stata, SPSS
* Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
* Cello – played for over 10 years, Member of all state orchestras and private orchestras, first chair
* Theatre – performed for school groups as well as community theatre
* Gaming – Was in the top .1% of the world in Call of Duty and played competitively. Played many major franchise titles such as Assassins Creed, Fallout, Far Cry, GTA, Sid Meier’s Civilization series, Monster Hunter World, and more
* Writing – Managing a website that is dedicated for reporting the news of events ongoing in EVE Online, one of the longest tenured MMORPG games on the market. The website had over 26,000 hits from all over the globe last month with over 43,000 unique visitors in 2019. I have also appeared in Real Clear Future, discussing the lessons the Internet of Things can learn from Used Cars

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