The Knowledge Problem 
and the Administrative State

Saturday, November 2nd
9am - 4pm

***No Admission Cost *** 
***Complimentary Lunch***

Please join the Bastiat Society of Cleveland and FreedomTrust for a special presentation and discussion with:

Antony Davies 
Professor at Duquesne University

 James R . Harrigan
Fellow at Institute of Political Economy
 at Utah State University

Thomas Krannawitter
Senior Fellow at the 
Claremont Institute


RSVP by emailing our chapter:

Downtown Cleveland
Residence Inn - Marriott
527 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115


Our speakers:

Antony Davies is associate professor of economics at Duquesne University and Mercatus Affiliated Senior Scholar at George Mason University. His primary research interests include econometrics and public policy. Davies has authored op-eds in over thirty newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and New York Daily News, is a regular columnist for US News and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and is a regular commentator on Wilkow! (TheBlaze TV). He is a frequent lecturer at policy conferences on Capitol Hill and at state capitals. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels, Dr. Davies was Chief Analytics Officer at Parabon Computation, President and co-founder at Paragon Software (now Take-Two Interactive), and co-founder and Chief Analytics Officer at Repliqa (now Zoo Entertainment).

Dr. Davies earned his B.S. in Economics from Saint Vincent College, and Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.  



Dr. James R. Harrigan earned his PhD in political science from the Claremont Graduate School and taught political science for a number of years, most recently at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, where he was also the Fellow of Civic and Constitutional Affairs at the Center for Political and Economic Thought. He served as editor for the Center's journal Citizens and Statesmen: An Annual Review of Political Theory and Public Life, and as director of the annual Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life. He was also director of the college's Aurelius Scholars, a group dedicated to completing a more demanding version of the core curriculum in exploration of the principles and history of our shared Western heritage. He became Dean of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani in the Kurdish region of Iraq, and later served as Director of Academic Programs at the Institute for Humane Studies.

Thomas L. Krannawitter is a past Professor of Political Science at Colorado Christian University. He previously taught at Hillsdale College. He is a Senior Fellow at the Claremont Institute, where previously he was Vice President. He has also taught at Claremont McKenna College and Azusa Pacific College, and he teaches in the summer graduate program in American History and Government at Ashland University. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in political science from the Claremont Graduate University, and two Bachelor's degrees-one in political science and another in communications-from Fort Hays State University in Kansas, his home state. He has received graduate and research fellowships from the John M. Olin Foundation, the H.B. Earhart Foundation, the Winston Churchill Society, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Institute for Human Studies, and he was a Salvatori Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in 1998. 

Dr. Krannawitter's most recent book is Vindicating Lincoln: Defending the Politics of Our Greatest President (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).