Richard Fulmer obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1978 from New Mexico State University and worked as an engineer and a systems analyst in industry. He is now retired and does free-lance writing. He has published some thirty articles and book reviews in free market magazines and blogs. With Robert L. Bradley Jr., Richard wrote the book, Energy: The Master Resource, which was required reading in classes at four different universities, including the University of Texas and the University of Toronto. He is currently working on another book, Caveman Economics: Basic Economics in 25 Prehistoric Tales. Richard is also the winner of FEE’s second annual Eugene S. Thorpe writing competition and recipient of FEE’s third annual Beth A. Hoffman Memorial Prize for Economic Writing.