Anne Rathbone Bradley is the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the academic director at The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), and also delivers lectures around the country and oversees curriculum development and evaluation for economics courses. In addition, Bradley continues to teach economics courses to TFAS students and consistently receives outstanding marks in students’ post-program evaluations.
Previously, Bradley served as the vice president of economic initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, where she continues research on a systematic biblical theology of economic freedom. In addition, she is a professor of economics at the Institute for World Politics and Grove City College and a visiting professor at George Mason University, and has previously taught at Georgetown University and Charles University in Prague. She is currently an Acton Affiliate scholar and a visiting scholar at the Bernard Center for Women, Politics & Public Policy. She is also a lecturer for the Institute for Humane Studies and the Foundation for Economic Education.
Bradley is coeditor 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.
Bradley served as the associate director for the Program in Economics, Politics, and the Law at the James M. Buchanan Center at George Mason University. Her academic work includes the question of income inequality and economic freedom as well as the political economy of terrorism, with specific emphasis on the industrial organization of al-Qaeda. Her academic research has been published in scholarly journals and edited volumes. Bradley is currently working on a book that analyzes the political economy of al-Qaeda post-9/11. Based on her academic research, she also worked as an economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Terrorism Analysis.
Bradley received her PhD in economics from George Mason University in 2006, during which time she was a James M. Buchanan Scholar.