Faculty at recent Career Development Seminars have included:
Associate Professor of Political Science, Brown University
John Tomasi did his graduate work in political philosophy at the University of Arizona (M.A.) and Oxford University (B.Phil., D.Phil.). He has held positions at Princeton, Stanford, and Harvard. Tomasi is currently Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Brown University where he is the founding director of The Political Theory Project. He also holds an appointment at the University of Arizona's Freedom Center. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Tomasi is the author of Liberalism Beyond Justice (Princeton) and Free Market Fairness (Princeton).
Assistant Professor of Economics, West Virginia University
Christopher Coyne is an Assistant Professor of Economics at West Virginia University. He is also the North American Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics, a Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center and at The Independent Institute, a member of the Board of Scholars for the Virginia Institute for Public Policy, a member of the Advisory Board of The Cobden Centre, and Distinguished Scholar for the Center for the Study of Political Economy at Hampden-Sydney College. In 2008, he was named the Hayek Fellow at the London School of Economics. Coyne is the author of After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy (2007, Stanford University Press), Media, Development and Institutional Change (co-authored with Peter Leeson, 2009, Edward Elgar Publishing), and numerous academic articles. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.
Economics and Business, Rhodes College
Art Carden’s research interests include economic history, new institutional economics, development economics, applied labor economics, and microeconomics. He is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Business at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition, Carden is an Adjunct Fellow with the Independent Institute, a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, and a scholar with the Tennessee Center for Policy Research.
Philosophy and Economics, Yeshiva University
Dr. James R. Otteson specializes in the history of modern philosophy, political philosophy, and the history and philosophy of economics. He currently teaches at Yeshiva University and previously at Georgetown University and at the University of Alabama. He is also the Charles G. Koch Senior Fellow at the Fund for American Studies in Washington, DC.He has received the Templeton Enterprise Award and a Fund for the Study of Spontaneous Order Prize. He received his BA from the University of Notre Dame and his PhD from the University of Chicago. His publications include Adam Smith, Adam Smith's Marketplace Of Life, and Actual Ethics.