Experts

  • Michael J. Douma

    Director, Georgetown institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics
    Georgetown University

    Michael J. Douma is an Assistant Research Professor at Georgetown University, and the Director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets at Ethics, in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Most of his published work deals with 19th and 20th century American history, and with topics of race and ethnicity, immigration, […]

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  • Donald Downs

    Professor of Political Science and Affiliate Professor of Law
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Donald Downs is the Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science, and Affiliate Professor of Law, and Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His scholarship has dealt with a wide range of issues dealing with such issues as freedom of speech; academic freedom; American politics; political thought; political and legal movements; citizenship; campus politics; domestic violence, […]

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  • Charles Duan

    Director, Patent Reform Project
    Public Knowledge

    Charles is the Director of Public Knowledge’s Patent Reform Project, where he focuses on patent policy and promoting technological innovation. Before joining PK, he was a technology policy research fellow with the University of Colorado, on a project funded by the National Science Foundation. He also was a former Silicon Valley startup software developer, and […]

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  • James Duane

    Professor of Law
    Regent Law School

    James Duane is a Professor at Regent Law School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he received the Faculty Excellence Award in the Fall of 2002. He has twice taught as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia, most recently in the Fall of 2011. During the 2013-14 academic year, he […]

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  • Steven Duke

    Professor of Law
    Yale University

    Professor Steven B. Duke teaches and writes on criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and drug policy. From 1981 until 2003, he was the Law of Science and Technology Professor. He received his B.S. degree from Arizona State University and his J.D. from the University of Arizona, where he was editor-in-chief of the first Arizona Law Review.

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  • Thomas K. Duncan

    Assistant Professor
    Radford University

    Thomas K. Duncan is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the College of Business and Economics at Radford University. Professor Duncan has taught courses in Principles-level Macroeconomics, Comparative Economic Systems, Institutional Economics, and International Economics. Professor Duncan received his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2013. While at George Mason, he was a Mercatus Dissertation […]

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  • Richard Ebeling

    Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise
    The Citadel

    Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education (2003-2008) and was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan (1988-2003).

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  • Max Eden

    Senior Fellow
    Manhattan Institute

    Max Eden is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Before joining MI, he was program manager of the education policy studies department at the American Enterprise Institute. Eden’s research interests include early education, school choice, and higher-education reform. He was coeditor, with Frederick M. Hess, ofAn Education Agenda for 2016: Conservative Solutions for Expanding […]

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  • Emily Ekins

    Research Fellow
    Cato Institute

    Emily Ekins is a research fellow at the Cato Institute. Her research focuses primarily on American politics, public opinion, political psychology, and social movements, with an emphasis in survey and quantitative methods. She studies how values, experiences, and self-interest shape public opinion and attitudes toward government. Emily’s publications include “The Libertarian Roots of the Tea […]

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  • Jerry Ellig

    Senior Research Fellow
    Mercatus Center at George Mason University

    Jerry Ellig is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, where he has worked since 1996. Between August 2001 and August 2003, he served as deputy director and acting director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission. Dr. Ellig has also served as a senior economist […]

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  • Michael J. Faber

    Assistant Professor
    Texas State University

    Michael J. Faber is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas State University. He teaches courses in American political institutions, with particular focus on the presidency.  His research interests include congressional elections, presidential rhetoric, political theory, and American political development. He is the author of Our Federalist Constitution:  The Founder’s Expectations […]

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  • Matthew Fay

    Foreign and Defense Policy Analyst
    Niskanen Center

    Matthew Fay is a foreign and defense policy analyst at the Niskanen Center. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Saint Xavier University and has two master’s degrees, one in international relations from American Military University and one in diplomatic history from Temple University. He has previously published research on nuclear weapons, co-authoring […]

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