Dr. Steven Horwitz is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. He is the author of two books, Microfoundations and Macroeconomics: An Austrian Perspective (Routledge, 2000) and Monetary Evolution, Free Banking, and Economic Order (Westview, 1992), and he has written extensively on Austrian economics, Hayekian political economy, monetary theory and history, and macroeconomics. His work has been published in professional journals such as History of Political Economy,Southern Economic Journal, and The Review of Austrian Economics. He has also done public policy research on banking regulation for the Heartland Institute, Citizens for a Sound Economy, and the Cato Institute.
Horwitz currently serves as the book review editor of The Review of Austrian Economics and as an academic advisor for the Heartland Institute and a contributing editor to Critical Review and Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines. He is a past recipient of three fellowship research grants from the Earhart Foundation and an F. Leroy Hill summer fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies. From 1993 to 1998, he held the Flora Irene Eggleston Faculty Chair at St. Lawrence University, where he also was awarded the Frank P. Piskor Lectureship for 1998-99 and the J. Calvin Keene Award in 2003. Horwitz has spoken to professional, student, policymaker, and general audiences throughout the US and Canada. A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he completed his MA and PhD in economics at George Mason University and received his A.B. in economics and philosophy from The University of Michigan.