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Thomas J. DiLorenzoThomas J. DiLorenzo: author of The Real Lincoln, Lincoln Unmasked, and Hamilton’s Curse. Dr. DiLorenzo is today’s foremost critic of “Lincoln hagiography”.

DiLorenzo is a professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, he has written for the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Barron’s, and many other publications.  He is widely published in the academic journals, including the American Economic Review, Economic Inq

uiry, International Review of Law and Economics, Public Choice, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, and many others. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Virginia Tech.

DiLorenzo has authored at least ten books, including The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution–and What It Means for Americans Today, How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, From the Pilgrims to the Present, and Lincoln Unmasked: What You’re Not Supposed To Know about Dishonest Abe.

Doug French


Douglas E. French is president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He received his master’s degree under the direction of Murray N. Rothbard at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, after many years in the business of banking.

He was a major supporter of the Mises Institute in the years leading up to assuming the position of president of the Mises Institute in 2009. His dramatic expansion priorities include development in every area of the Mises Institute’s educational mission, online and at our physical location.

He is the author of Early Speculative Bubbles, the first major empirical study of the relationship between early bubbles and the money supply.

David GordonDavid Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and Justice, The Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics, An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and co-editor of H.B. Acton’s Morals of Markets and Other Essays. Dr. Gordon is the editor of The Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as Analysis, The International Philosophic Quarterly, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.


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Stephan Kinsella is Senior Fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Founder and Editor of Libertarian Papers, Founder and Director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF), and General Counsel for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.


A registered patent attorney and former adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law, he has published numerous articles and books on IP law, international law, and the application of libertarian principles to legal topics, including Against Intellectual Property and Property, Freedom, and Society: Essays in Honor of Hans-Hermann Hoppe (co-editor, with Jörg Guido Hülsmann, Mises Institute, 2009).

He received an LL.M. in international business law from King’s College London, a JD from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, and BSEE and MSEE degrees from LSU. • nskinsella@gmail.com

Peter G. KleinPeter G. Klein is an Associate Professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Missouri, Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and Associate Director of the Contracting and Organizations Research Institute (CORI). His research focuses on the boundaries and internal organization of the firm, with applications to diversification, innovation, entrepreneurship, and financial institutions. (Click here for his vita.) Recent courses include PhD courses in Entrepreneurship, the Economics of Institutions and Organizations, and Industrial Economics, an MBA course in Microeconomics, an M.Sc. course in Network Economics, and undergraduate courses in Business Strategy, the Economics of Managerial Decision Making, Microeconomic Theory, Law and Economics, and Microeconomic Principles.


Klein taught previously at the Olin School of Business, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Georgia, and the Copenhagen Business School. During the 2000-01 academic year he was a Senior Economist with the Council of Economic Advisers.

Robert P. Murphy


Robert P. Murphy is an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute, where he willbe teaching Anatomy of the Fed at the Mises Academy this winter. He runs the blog Free Advice and is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, the Study Guide to Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, the Human Action Study GuideThe Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal, and his newest book, Lessons for the Young Economist. Send him mail. See Robert P. Murphy’s article archives.

Thomas E. WoodsThomas E. Woods, Jr., a senior fellow in history at the Mises Institute, holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Woods is the New York Times bestselling author of ten books, and his writing has appeared in dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals.

Several of Woods’ books are available for purchase at the Mises Store.

See Woods’ website for more information about his work and writing.