Question: Should the United States Significantly Liberalize
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 5:30-7:00
PM - CR 101 (Rawls
College of Business)
Co-Sponsored Event with
The Institute for the Study of
Moderated by Dr. Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market
Institute, Texas Tech University
Dr. Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics, George Mason
Herbert London, President Emeritus, Hudson Institute
Dr. Bryan Caplan is Professor of Economics at George Mason
University and blogger for
Dr. Caplan is the author of The Myth of the Rational Voter,
which was named "the best political book of the year" by the
New York Times. He is also the author of
Reasons to Have More Kids and the forthcoming volume
The Case Against Education. Dr. Caplan's research has
been published in American Economic Review,
Economic Journal, Journal of Law and Economics,
and Intelligence. His popular articles have been
published in the New York Times, Washington Post,
and Wall Street Journal and he has appeared
20/20 and C-Span.
Dr. Herbert London is President Emeritus of Hudson Institute.
He served as the Institute's President from 1997 to 2011.
Dr. London is also professor emeritus and the former John M.
Olin Professor of Humanities at New York University. He
was responsible for creating the Gallatin School of
Individualized Study in 1972 and serves as the dean of the
school until 1992. The Gallatin School was organized to
promote the study of "great books" and classic texts.
Matt Kibbe - President and CEO, FreedomWorks
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Matt Kibbe is the President and CEO of FreedomWorks.
He has been with the organization for over 15 years. An
economist by training, Kibbe is a well-respected national public
policy expert, bestselling author and political commentator.
He also served as Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Austrian
Economic Center in Vienna, Austria.
Before joining FreedomWorks, Kibbe's career spanned the worlds
of academia, buisness, and lawmaking. He served as Chief
of Staff and House Budget Committee Associate for U.S.
Representative Dan Miller (R-FL); Director of Federal Budget
Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Managing Editor of
Market Process, an academic economics journal published by the
Center for the Study of Market Processes at George Mason
P. Napolitano - Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano lectures nationally on the U.S.
Constitution, the rule of law, civil liberties in wartime, and
human freedom. As FOX News' Senior Judicial Analyst since
1998, he broadcasts nationwide on the Fox News Channel and is
nationally known for watching and reporting on the government as
it takes liberty and property. Judge Napolitano has been
published in the New York Times, the Wall Street
Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other
publications. His weekly newspaper column is seen by
millions every week.
Judge Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court
judge in the history of the State of New Jersey. He sat on
the bench from 1987 to 1995, when he presided over more than 150
jury trials and thousands of motions, sentencings, and hearings.
Judge Napolitano taught constitutional law and jurisprudence at
Delaware Law School for two years and at Seton Hall Law School
for 11 years. He returned to private practice in 1995, and
began television work in the same year. The Judge is the
author of seven books on the U.S. Constitution, two of which
have been New York Times best sellers. His most
recent book is Theodore and Woodrow: How Two American
Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom.
Scott Beaulier - Executive Director,
Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and
Adams-Bibby Chair of Free Enterprise, Sorrell College of
Business, Troy University
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Dr. Scott Beaulier is the Adams-Bibby Chair of Free
Enterprise and Executive Director of the Manual H. Johnson
Center for Political Economy at Troy University. Scott
serves also serves as the Division Chair of Economics and
Finance in the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University.
He writes a weekly column for The Birmingham News.
Prior to his current positions at Troy University, Scott taught
at Beloit College and Mercer College and was a Fellow for the
Center on Entrepreneurial Innovation at the Independent
More details will be shared about these events as they become