Steven Horwitz is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He is spending the 2016-17 academic year as a Visiting Scholar at the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Horwitz is also an Affiliated Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center in Arlington, VA, a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute in Canada, and a Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. He is the author of three books, Monetary Evolution, Free Banking, and Economic Order (Westview, 1992), Microfoundations and Macroeconomics: An Austrian Perspective (Routledge, 2000), and Hayek's Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). He has written extensively on Austrian economics, Hayekian political economy, monetary theory and history, and American economic history. His work has been published in professional journals such as History of Political Economy, Southern Economic Journal, and The Cambridge Journal of Economics.
The author of numerous op-eds, Horwitz is also a frequent guest on TV and radio programs, and he has a series of popular YouTube videos for the Learn Liberty series from the Institute for Humane Studies. He is the author of nationally-recognized public policy research on Hurricane Katrina for the Mercatus Center, and he blogs at "Bleeding Heart Libertarians" and writes regularly for FEE.org. A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he has a PhD in Economics from George Mason University and an AB in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Michigan. Horwitz has spoken to professional, student, and general audiences on four continents.