Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Board of Advisors
Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley
Vice President of Academic Affairs, The Fund for American Studies
Anne Rathbone Bradley is the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the vice president of academic affairs at The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), through which she teaches at George Mason University. Dr. Bradley works to enhance the impact and reach of TFAS and Foundation for Teaching Economics education programs through courses, seminars, videos, and social media. She also delivers lectures around the country and oversees curriculum development and evaluation for economics courses.
She is also a professor of economics at The Institute of World Politics and an affiliate scholar at the Acton Institute. Dr. Bradley is the co-editor and author of Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty, and Be Fruitful and Multiply: Why Economics is Necessary for Making God-Pleasing Decisions.
Dr. Bradley’s academic work ranges on the question of income inequality and economic freedom, human anthropology and human flourishing, the role of women in creating civil society in early America, as well as the political economy of terrorism, with specific emphasis on the industrial organization of al-Qaeda. Her forthcoming book, The Political Economy of Terrorism, co-authored with Christopher Coyne and Abby Hall, is expected later this year. Her academic research has been published in scholarly journals and edited volumes. Based on her academic research, she worked as an economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Terrorism Analysis.