J. Thomas Perdue

Research Fellow


J.Thomas Perdue is a Research Fellow at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.

J.Thomas previously worked as a graduate intern for The Archway Partnership at The University of Georgia, where he worked in policy research and community outreach for rural Georgia.

J.Thomas also interned for The Weekly Standard magazine in Washington, D.C., and served as an editor of The Arch Conservative, a student magazine at the University of Georgia, for four years.

A native of Thomaston, Georgia, J.Thomas attended the University of Georgia, where he earned a journalism degree from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2019 and a Master’s in Public Administration and Policy from UGA in 2022.

In his free time, J.Thomas enjoys golf, working out, tailgating for the Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves, and reminiscing about his glory days as an All-Region 4AA wedge-buster.