Tate Fegley is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh, and the author of Police Unions and Officer Privileges in The Independent Review. He received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and he has a B.A. in economics, B.S. in criminal justice, and M.A. in criminal justice from Boise State University.
Dr. Fegley's articles have appeared in such other scholarly journals as Public Choice, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Libertarian Papers, and Political Dialogues: Journal of Political Theory.
He has also served as a graduate assistant at the Public Policy Research Center at Boise State University and legal analyst at the Center for Prosecutor Integrity; as well as a fellow at the F.A. Hayek Advanced Program in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, George Mason University; Institute for Humane Studies; and Ludwig von Mises Institute. And, he is the recipient of the Grant Aldrich Graduate Student Essay Prize; 2nd Place in the Hayek Essay Contest, Mont Pelerin Society; 1st Place, Paper Competition, Austrian Student Scholars Conference; 1st Place, Graduate Paper Competition, Alpha Phi Sigma; and 1st Place, Phi Kappa Phi Paper Competition.