Other faculty (the following have served on field exam committee and/or Smithian dissertation committees): Donald Boudreaux, Russell Roberts (now departed from GMU), Lawrence White, Peter Boettke, Garett Jones, David Levy, Tyler Cowen; Nelson Lund (Law); Roberta Herzberg (Mercatus); Thomas Merrill (American University). Other key faculty friends of the program: Daniel Houser (Chair of Econ), Mark Koyama (Econ), Yong Yoon (Econ).
Four regular activities:
1. The two-course sequence & field exam in Smithian Political Economy (SPE).
2. A Readings course for advanced Smith students, the one for Fall 2019 was on Edmund Burke.
3. The Adam Smith Reading Group, 5 meetings per semester.
Smith, Hume, Liberalism, and Esotericism project underway, with papers to flow into JEBO. Photo from the conference Nov 2018, includes
Professors Thomas Merrill, Dennis Rasmussen, Peter McNamara, Brandon Turner, Nelson Lund, Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger:
Photo from an April 2015 dinner event with Smith students and several faculty:
Below, photo from Aug 2016 pizza and beer:
GMU PhDs supervised by Prof. Klein:
Anthony J. Quain, Positional Externalities as an Argument for Tax Progressivity: A Critical Analysis (2013)
Scott Drylie, Interpreting Adam Smith's Views on Education of the Poor in the Age of Benevolence (2016)
Michael Smith, Simple Protections from the Abuse of Market Power: The Complicated Reality (2017)
Jonathon Henry Diesel, The Jural Relationships and a Case For Esotericism: Three Essays on Adam Smith (2017)
Smith group photos from 21 Nov 2016 SEA meeting, Wash.DC:
Standing: Dylan DelliSanti, Erik Matson, Eric Hammer, John Robinson, Scott Drylie, Jason Briggeman. Seated: Paul Mueller, Jon Diesel, Dan Klein, Colin Doran
Below: Standing: John Robinson, Pavel Kuchar, Harrison Searles, Niclas Berggren, Dylan DelliSanti. Seated: Jon Diesel, Dan Klein, Scott Drylie
Below: Smith Program poster-session party July 2017