Experts

  • Andrew Bernstein

    Author, Lecturer
    SUNY, Purchase

    Andrew Bernstein holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Graduate School of the City University New York. He has taught Philosophy at the State University of New York at Purchase, Marist College, Hunter College, the State University of New York at New Paltz, and other New York-area universities. He was selected as “Teacher of the […]

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  • Thomas Berry


    Cato Institute

    Thomas Berry is a legal associate in the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. During law school, Berry interned at both Cato and Institute for Justice, a public-interest law firm in Arlington, Virginia. His opinion pieces have appeared in popular outlets including National Law Journal, National Review (Online), and The Federalist, and his academic articles […]

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  • Daniel Bier

    Learn Liberty Blog Editor
    Institute for Humane Studies

    Daniel Bier is the editor of the Learn Liberty blog at the Institute for Humane Studies. He is the co-founder of The Skeptical Libertarian and a former contributing editor of The Freeman magazine. His work has appeared at Newsweek.com, The Freeman, the Volokh Conspiracy, Kyiv Post, and elsewhere.

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  • David Bier

    Policy Analyst
    Cato Institute

    David J. Bier is an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. He is an expert on visa reform, border security, and interior enforcement, and his work has been cited in the Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Politico, and many other print and online publications.

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  • Bradley Birzer

    Director of the American Studies Program
    Hillsdale College

    Professor Bradley Birzer holds a Doctorate from Indiana University in Bloomington. He is the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in History and Director of the American Studies Program at Hillsdale College, Michigan. He is the author of Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson (Christendom Press, 2007) and American Cicero: The Life […]

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  • Josh Blackman

    Assistant Professor of Law
    South Texas College of Law

    Josh is a Constitutional Law Professor  at the South Texas College of Law, Houston who specializes in constitutional law, the United States Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology. Josh is the author of Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare. Josh was selected by Forbes Magazine for the “30 Under 30″ in Law and Policy. Josh is the founder […]

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  • Charles Blahous

    Director of Spending and Budget Initiative, Senior Research Fellow
    Mercatus Center

    Charles Blahous is the director of the Spending and Budget Initiative and a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He specializes in domestic economic policy and retirement security (with an emphasis on Social Security), as well as federal fiscal policy, entitlements, and health care programs. Blahous’s media appearances range from The Diane […]

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  • Jonathan Blanks

    Research Associate
    Cato Institute

    Jonathan Blanks is a Research Associate in Cato’s Project on Criminal Justice and Managing Editor of PoliceMisconduct.net. His research is focused on law enforcement practices, overcriminalization, and civil liberties. Blanks has appeared on various television, radio, and internet media including HuffPost Live and Voice of America. His work has been published in the Washington Post, […]

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  • Brian Blase

    Senior Research Fellow
    The Mercatus Center

    Brian Blase is a Senior Research Fellow focusing on health care policy with the Spending and Budget Initiative at the Mercatus Center. Previously, Brian was with the Senate Republican Policy Committee where he served as a health care policy analyst, and before that worked as senior professional staffer for the House Committee on Oversight and […]

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  • Charles Blatz

    Video Producer
    Learn Liberty, Institute for Humane Studies

    Charles has been a video producer for 7 years. In 2014, he co-founded, Bonsai, a virtual reality production company, and holds 2 patents (wearable EEG headset + and cinematic 360 VR camera rig). Charles maintains what Kirzner would call an “entrepreneurial alertness” which is why he is currently researching and developing augmented reality headsets in […]

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  • David Boaz

    Executive Vice President
    Cato Institute

    David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute and has played a key role in the development of the Cato Institute and the libertarian movement. He is a provocative commentator and a leading authority on domestic issues such as education choice, drug legalization, the growth of government, and the rise of libertarianism. […]

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  • Peter Boettke

    Professor of Economics and Philosophy
    George Mason University

    Peter Boettke is a University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, and the Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at GMU. Through an analytical framework strongly influenced by the paradigm of Austrian […]

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