Visiting Fellows

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Deirdre McCloskey as a visiting fellow during spring 2021.

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics and of History, and Professor Emerita of English and of Communication, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Trained at Harvard in the 1960s as an economist, she has written twenty books and some four hundred academic articles on economic theory, economic history, philosophy, rhetoric, statistical theory, feminism, ethics, and law.

When

9 a.m. Jan. 3, 2022 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2022

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 14:41

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Antonio Nicita as a visiting fellow during spring 2022.

Antonio Nicita is a Professor of Economic Policy at LUMSA University in Italy, as well as a Visiting Scholar of the Center for Research in Regulated Industries at Rutgers. He recently served for seven years (2014–2020) as Commissioner of the Italian Telecoms, Media, and Postal Regulatory Authority (AGCOM) and held several OECD advisory positions, including most recently as a member of the OECD Steering Group on Regulation & Emerging Technology. He writes at the intersection of  economics, law, and public policy, especially as they apply to digital, media, data, and platforms technology.

Antonio will be visiting the last 2 weeks in March.

When

9 a.m. March 21, 2022 to 5 p.m. March 31, 2022

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Monday, November 8, 2021 - 09:17

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Bart Wilson as a visiting fellow during spring 2022. 

Bart Wilson will be the inaugural Vernon L. Smith Fellow. Bart is a Professor of Economics and Law and the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Economics and Law at Chapman University. He is a member of the Economic Science Institute and tenured in the Argyros School of Business and Economics and the Fowler School of Law. In Fall 2016, he co-founded with Jan Osborn (English), Vernon Smith (Economics and Law), and Keith Hankins (Philosophy) the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, for which he serves as the director. Bart has published papers widely in economics and general science journals, including the American Economic Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Scientific Reports, and Nature Human Behaviour. Bart was a Ph.D. student of Vernon's at the University of Arizona and has been a faculty member with Vernon for nearly his entire career. They have a recent book Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century.

He will be visiting the Center January 18 to 27, January 31 to February 8, and March 14 to April1.

Bart Wilson's Website

When

9 a.m. March 14, 2022 to 5 p.m. April 1, 2022

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Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:30

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Bart Wilson as a visiting fellow during spring 2021. 

Bart Wilson will be the inaugural Vernon L. Smith Fellow. Bart is a Professor of Economics and Law and the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Economics and Law at Chapman University. He is a member of the Economic Science Institute and tenured in the Argyros School of Business and Economics and the Fowler School of Law. In Fall 2016, he co-founded with Jan Osborn (English), Vernon Smith (Economics and Law), and Keith Hankins (Philosophy) the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, for which he serves as the director. Bart has published papers widely in economics and general science journals, including the American Economic Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Scientific Reports, and Nature Human Behaviour. Bart was a Ph.D. student of Vernon's at the University of Arizona and has been a faculty member with Vernon for nearly his entire career. They have a recent book Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century.

He will be visiting the Center January 18 to 27, January 31 to February 8, and March 14 to April1.

Bart Wilson's Website

When

9 a.m. Jan. 31, 2022 to 5 p.m. Feb. 8, 2022

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Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:29

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Bart Wilson as a visiting fellow during spring 2021. 

Bart Wilson will be the inaugural Vernon L. Smith Fellow. Bart is a Professor of Economics and Law and the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Economics and Law at Chapman University. He is a member of the Economic Science Institute and tenured in the Argyros School of Business and Economics and the Fowler School of Law. In Fall 2016, he co-founded with Jan Osborn (English), Vernon Smith (Economics and Law), and Keith Hankins (Philosophy) the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, for which he serves as the director. Bart has published papers widely in economics and general science journals, including the American Economic Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Scientific Reports, and Nature Human Behaviour. Bart was a Ph.D. student of Vernon's at the University of Arizona and has been a faculty member with Vernon for nearly his entire career. They have a recent book Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century.

He will be visiting the Center January 18 to 27, January 31 to February 8, and March 14 to April1.

Bart Wilson's Website

When

9 a.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Jan. 27, 2022

Digital Signage Date

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:24
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