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Previous Distinguished Fellows

Distinguished Fellows for the Study of Liberalism and a Free Society are recognized for their exemplary record of advancing the liberal intellectual tradition. Each scholar participated in a public lecture discussing their key intellectual contributions.

This page provides details on 2020-21 Distinguished Fellows and Senior Fellows.


Peter Boettke, George Mason University

Peter J. Boettke is a University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, as well as the Director of the F. A…….


Jonathan Rauch, The Brookings Institute

Jonathan Rauch is a Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies program and author of six books and many articles on public policy,….


Vernon Smith, Chapman University

Vernon L. Smith, PhD, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics….


Danielle Allen, Harvard University

Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, and Director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, is a…

Previous Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows for the Study of Liberalism and a Free Society are faculty with ongoing scholarly work that advances the principles of the good society. Senior Fellows convene regularly to discuss challenges to the liberal ideal within and beyond the academy.

Christina Bambrick

University of Notre Dame

Nicholas Buccola

Linfield University

Sarah Burns

Rochester Institute of Technology

Bradley Campbell

California State University, Los Angeles

Christopher Coyne

George Mason University

Aurelian Craiutu

Indiana University, Bloomington

Samuel Goldman

George Washington University

Joshua C. Hall

West Virginia University

Lauren Hall

Rochester Institute of Technology

Peter Jaworski

Georgetown University

Hrishikesh Joshi

Bowling Green State University

Amna Khalid

Carleton College

Jacob T. Levy

McGill University

Jonathan Marks

Ursinus College

Timothy Wyman McCarty

University of San Diego

Pamela Paresky

University of Chicago

Fabio Rojas

Indiana University, Bloomington

Virgil Storr

George Mason University

Chris Surprenant

University of New Orleans

Brandon Turner

Clemson University

Bart Wilson

Chapman University

Jennifer Doleac

Texas A&M University

Kate Klonick

St. John’s University Law School

Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili

University of Pittsburgh

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