Gregory Conko


Gregory Conko is Deputy Director of the Law & Economics Center at the Antonin Scalia Law School, where he helps manage the Center’s day to day operations. He has over two decades of experience in non-profit management, research, and advocacy. Prior to joining the LEC, Gregory was Executive Director of the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, where he oversaw the organization’s research, communications, and administrative staff. Earlier in his career, Gregory was a Research Associate at the Capital Research Center and a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where his work focused on food and drug regulation, science and environmental policy, and public health issues. He was also a co-founder and Vice President of the Auburn, Alabama-based AgBioWorld Foundation, which provides information on developments in food and agricultural sciences to teachers, researchers, and policymakers. He is the author or co-author of dozens of scholarly articles and studies. And his book, The Frankenfood Myth: How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution, co-authored with Henry I. Miller, was named by Barron’s as one of the 25 best books of 2004. Gregory received a B.A. in political science and history from American University and his J.D. magna cum laude from the George Mason University School of Law, where he was an articles editor of the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy.