Board of Advisors

Leszek Balcerowicz
Professor of Department of International Comparative Studies, Warsaw School of Economics


Jonathan Bean
Professor of History, Southern Illinois University


Herman Belz
Professor Emeritus of History, University of Maryland


Thomas Bethell
Columnist and Author, The Noblest Triumph: Property and Prosperity Through the Ages


Boudewijn R. A. Bouckaert
Professor of Law, University of Ghent, Belgium


Allan C. Carlson
President, Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society


Robert D. Cooter
Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley


Robert W. Crandall
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution


Richard A. Epstein
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University


A. Ernest Fitzgerald
Author, The High Priests of Waste and The Pentagonists: An Insider's View of Waste, Mismanagement and Fraud in Defense Spending


George Gilder
Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute


Nathan Glazer
University Professor of Education and Sociology Emeritus, Harvard University


Steve H. Hanke
Professor of Applied Economics, Johns Hopkins University


James J. Heckman
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago


Wendy Kaminer
Contributing Editor, The Atlantic Monthly; former Member, Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union


Lawrence A. Kudlow
Chief Executive Officer, Kudlow & Company; Co-Host, Kudlow & Cramer, CNBC; Former Associate Director for Economics and Planning, Office of Management and Budget


John R. MacArthur
Publisher, Harper's Magazine


Deirdre N. McCloskey
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago


J. Huston McCulloch
Professor of Economics, Ohio State University


Thomas Gale Moore
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Charles A. Murray
W. H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute


Michael Novak
George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy, American Enterprise Institute


June E. O’Neill
Director, Center for the Study of Business & Government, Baruch College; Former Director, U.S. Congressional Budget Office


P. J. O’Rourke
Regular Correspondent, The Atlantic Monthly


Tom Peters
Co-Author, In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies; Author, Liberation Management and A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference


Charles E. Phelps
Provost and Professor of Political Science and Economics, University of Rochester


Daniel N. Robinson
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University; Faculty Fellow of Philosophy, Linacre College, Oxford University


Paul H. Rubin
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics, Emory University


Bruce M. Russett
Dean Acheson Professor of International and Area Studies, Yale University; Editor, Journal of Conflict Resolution


Pascal Salin
Professor of Economics, Université Paris-Dauphine


William F. Shughart II
J. Fish Smith Professor in Public Choice, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University


Vernon L. Smith
Member of the Board of Advisors, Independent Institute; Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; Professor of Law and Director of the Economic Science Institute, Chapman University


Joel H. Spring
Professor of Education, State University of New York, New Paltz


Richard L. Stroup
Adjunct Professor of Economics, North Carolina State University; Professor of Economics, Montana State University


Robert D. Tollison
J. Wilson Newman Professor of Economics and BB&T Senior Fellow at Clemson University


Arnold J. Trebach
Professor of Law, American University


William Tucker
Author, The Excluded Americans: Homelessness and Housing Policies


Richard E. Wagner
Hobart R. Hobart Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Paul H. Weaver
Former Washington Bureau Chief and Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune


Walter E. Williams
John M. Olin Professor of Economics, George Mason University


Charles Wolf
Senior Economist and Corporate Fellow, International Economics, RAND Corporation



In Memoriam Board of Advisors

Stephen E. Ambrose
Professor of History Emeritus, University of New Orleans


Thomas E. Borcherding
Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate University


M. E. Bradford
Professor of English, University of Dallas


Yale Brozen
Former Professor of Business Economics, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago


James M. Buchanan Jr.
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; late Emeritus University Professor, Center for the Study of Public Choice, George Mason University


Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.
Late Professor of History, University at Albany


Ronald Hamowy
Emeritus Professor of History, University of Alberta, Canada


Ronald Max Hartwell
Emeritus Professor of History, Oxford University, England


Jonathan Kwitny
Author, Endless Enemies and The Crimes of Patriots


Merton H. Miller
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Professor of Finance Emeritus, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago


William A. Niskanen
Chairman Emeritus and Distinguished Senior Economist, Cato Institute; former Acting Chairman, President’s Council of Economics Advisers


Nathan Rosenberg
Fairleigh S. Dickinson, Jr. Professor of Public Policy Emeritus in the Department of Economics and Senior Fellow for the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University


Murray N. Rothbard
S. J. Hall Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Simon Rottenberg
Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Massachusetts


Arthur Seldon
Founder-Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, London, England


Julian L. Simon
Professor of Business Administration, University of Maryland


William E. Simon
Former Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury


Thomas S. Szasz
Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Health Science Center, State University of New York, Syracuse


Gordon Tullock
University Professor of Law and Economics and Distinguished Research Fellow, George Mason University


Gore Vidal
National Book Award-Winner, Playwright, Screenwriter, and Author of the “American Chronicle” Series of Historical Novels


Alan Walters
Vice Chairman, AIG Trading Company


Aaron B. Wildavsky
Class of 1940 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley