Nikolai G. Wenzel is Assistant Professor of Economics at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is a former Foreign Service Office (by competitive examination) with the U.S. Department of State, where he served as Vice-Consul and Special Assistant to the US Ambassador at the US Embassy in Mexico City. Dr. Wenzel holds a BSFS cum laude in International Affairs from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, as well as an MA and PhD from George Mason University, where he wrote under Professor Richard E. Wagner.
His research focuses primarily on constitutional political economy (comparative and theoretical), philosophy and economics, the work of F.A. Hayek, and wine economics. He is a member of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, and the American Association of Wine Economists.
He is a member of the FEE Faculty Network.
Research interests: public choice, constitutional political analysis, Austrian econonomics.