Joshua Gonzalez


Joshua González ’21 is an economics and public policy dual major from Elizabeth, New Jersey.

This coming year, Joshua will serve as the president of the Austrian Economics Association and will be a senior opinions columnist at The Gettysburgian. He has previously served on the executive boards of the College Republicans and the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL). Joshua is also an active member of the Newman Association and the DiscipleMakers Christian Fellowship (DCF). His research in economics and public policy is focused on both K-12 and higher education policy.

In the summer of 2018, Joshua was an intern with the Bob Hugin for Senate campaign in New Jersey. The following summer in 2019, Joshua interned at the National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) in Washington, D.C. through a fellowship with the Charles Koch Institute. In the summer of 2020, Joshua is interning at Fundación Civismo, a Madrid-based classically liberal think tank through a fellowship with The Fund for American Studies (TFAS). With Civismo, he is conducting analysis on E.U. foreign policy towards Venezuela.

In the fall of 2019, Joshua studied in Madrid, Spain where he was able to work closely with his political party, Vox, during the election season. He also studied at the Complutense University of Madrid, taking courses in international security and economics.

Prior to joining the Eisenhower Institute’s Undergraduate Fellows program, Joshua also participated in the Inside Politics and Decision 2018 programs.

After graduation, Joshua plans on pursuing higher education in economics and would like to enter the economic research arena at a think tank or non-profit.