Peter Boettke, Ph.D.
Dr. Peter Boettke is a member of the Academic Council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, and the University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University. At GMU’s Mercatus Center, he is also the Vice President of Advanced Study; Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; and BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism. Boetkke graduated George Mason University with a Ph.D. in economics in 1989, where he wrote his doctoral dissertation on “The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism, 1918-1928.”