Jason Sorens is a lecturer in the Government Department at Dartmouth College and received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University in 2003. He has researched and written more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles, a university press book, and a biennial book, Freedom in the 50 States. He received his department’s award for outstanding teaching, voted on by undergraduate students in the political science honor society, twice while at the University at Buffalo, and has 13 years of experience teaching at the university level. He is also president of Ethics and Economics Education of New England and vice president of the Free State Project. He lives in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
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