Austin headshotAustin is a 2L in Georgetown’s J.D. program. He has previous experience at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Investment Company Institute, and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. As such, Austin’s research¬†interests include financial institutions, financial stability, and fintech along with corporate finance and capital markets regulation. Recent topics of his focus include central bank digital currency, payments systems, and inequality. Austin hails from a suburb of San Francisco. He earned a B.A. with distinction from the Humanities Honors program at San Jose State University. He does community service as the Acting Vice President and Treasurer for the Rotaract Club of Washington, DC. In his free time, Austin enjoys baseball, science fiction, and hiking