Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Associate Prof. of Economics at San Jose State University. He received his Ph.D. in history from the Univ. of Texas at Austin, and has been Associate Adjunct Prof. of Economics and History at Golden Gate University, Publications Director at the Independent Institute, William C. Bark National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a U.S. Army tank platoon leader. Prof. Hummel is the author of the book, Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War. He wrote the scripts for the audiotape programs, The U.S. Constitution (narrated by Walter Cronkite) and American Wars (narrated by George C. Scott). His articles have appeared in many publications including the Journal of Economic History, Review of Austrian Economics, Journal of Libertarian Studies and Reason. He has also contributed to the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography.