Edward Stringham is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute; Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Economic Organizations and Innovation and Deputy Director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment, Trinity College; former President and Director of Research and Education at the American Institute for Economic Research; former President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education; and a member of the Board of Advisors for both the Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation and Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and he has been Lloyd V. Hackley Endowed Chair for Capitalism and Free Enterprise Studies at Fayetteville State University; Associate Professor of Business Economics in the Area of Energy, Economics and Law in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University; and Associate Professor of Economics at San Jose State University.
He is editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise and two books and the author of articles in such scholarly journals as The Independent Review, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Managerial Finance, Review of Political Economy, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, and Journal of Labor Research. His work has been discussed in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Miami Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers.
Dr. Stringham is the winner of the Templeton Culture of Enterprise Best Article Award, Paper of the Year Award from the Association of Private Enterprise, Best Article Award from the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, Second Place in the Olive W. Garvey Fellowships, and Distinguished Young Scholar Award from the Liberalni Institut and the Prague School of Economics.