Metropolitan Policy Program

Owen Washburn
Senior Policy Analyst and Senior Advisor, Metropolitan Policy Program


Owen Washburn is a senior policy analyst and communcations advisor at the Metropolitan Policy Program, supporting the program vice president. His work includes research, writing, presentations, and other visualizations on a range of topics, with particular focus on building the Next Economy through the nation's metropolitan areas. Prior to his work at Brookings, Washburn was a legislative fellow on Capitol Hill and an intern at the National Governor's Association. He holds a master's of Public Affairs from the LBJ School at the University of Texas and a B.A. from Brown University.