Freedom Center

The mission of the Freedom Center is to promote the understanding and appreciation of the ideals of freedom and responsibility along four dimensions: published research, undergraduate education, graduate education, and community outreach.

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A University Center in the office of Research, Innovation, & Impact, the Freedom Center positions scholars to creatively engage peers, students, and anyone interested in multi-disciplinary reflection on the human condition. 

Center Programs

Master of Legal Studies: Law & Economics Concentration

The Freedom Center partnered with the James E. Rogers College of Law to offer a concentration in Law and Economics for the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree. The MLS - L&E is a one-year online degree program designed to give students an enhanced understanding of law and regulation, economic theory and empirical methods.The MLS-L&E also offers tailored tracks for high-school teachers and policymakers who are interested in building a strong foundation on contemporary legal and social issues and applied economic methods. Scholarships are available for this program on a first-come, first-serve basis (conditional on available funding). 

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Harless Prize

In memory of Patrick Harless the Harless Prize will be created to help support an outstanding student in classes formerly taught by Patrick.

Gaus Prize for Political Economy

In memory of Jerry Gaus the Gaus Prize for Political Economy was created to help support PPEL students. Learn More