Vice President, Policy
Derek Monson is vice president of policy at Sutherland Institute. He oversees policy content creation and strategic policy positioning and offers expert analysis and commentary on Sutherland’s priority policy issues of civics and history education, religious freedom, civic institutions and election policy. Derek’s research has appeared in Public Budgeting and Finance and the Social Science Research Network and has presented his work at academic conferences and college campuses from Nevada to Florida, including at the United Nations. His expert commentary has appeared in the L.A. Times, Washington Times, HuffPost, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, Associated Press, The Federalist, KSL/Deseret News, ABC4 Utah, Fox 13 Utah, Wallethub.com, Utahpolicy.com, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Utah State Legislature. He has bachelor’s degrees in economics & political science from BYU and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Utah.