IHS Academic

Jeanne Hoffman interviews Dr. Phil Magness about being an adjunct professor and how to get the most out of this often denigrated experience.  Dr. Magness is an adjunct professor at American University, where he teaches Public Administration, and Research Coordinator at the Institute for Humane Studies.

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Brad Birzer about his career, his involvement with IHS and teaching at a small liberal arts college.  Dr. Birzer is the Russell Amus Kirk Chair in American Studies at Hillsdale College, a fellow at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, and a senior fellow at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Direct download: BBirzer.mp3
Category:Jeanne Hoffman, Brad Birzer, Kosmos, IHS, higher ed, Hillsdale -- posted at: 8:56am EDT


Jeanne Hoffman talks with Dr. Nikolai Wenzel, the Wallace and Marion Reemelin Chair in Free-Market Economics and an assistant professor of economics at Hillsdale College, about time management and setting priorities in grad school.

Direct download: NWenzel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

Jeanne Hoffman talks to Josh Blackman about using social media effectively as an academic.  Blackman is a law clerk for the Honorable Kim R. Gibson, US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, a teaching fellow at Pennsylvania State University Dickenson School of Law, and President of the Harlan Institute

Direct download: JBlackman.mp3
Category:IHS, Kosmos, Josh Blackman, social media, law -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Today’s interview is part of our Classroom in a Box feature on Kosmos. This resource highlights liberty-advancing courses being taught around the country and publishes everything you need to replicate the course at your school in one place.


Jeanne Hoffman talks with Ryan Hanley about his course, ‘Political Philosophy of Capitalism.”  Dr. Hanley is Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University and is current President of the International Adam Smith Society.

Direct download: RHanley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Dr. Steve Davies, Program Officer at the Institute for Humane Studies and Education Director at the Institute for Economic Affairs in London, about giving TV and radio interviews as an academic.

Direct download: SDavies_TVandRadio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am EDT

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Dr. Colin Dueck, Associate Professor in George Mason University’s Department of Public and International Affairs and member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

Direct download: CDueck.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Todd Zywicki, professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, and senior scholar at the Mercatus Center, about his research and other works, including two new books on consumer credit.

Direct download: TZywicki_research.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44am EDT

I’m pleased to announce a new feature on Kosmos: Classroom in a Box! This resource will highlight liberty-advancing courses being taught around the country and give you access to everything needed to replicate a similar course – syllabi, readings, instructor interviews and more.


Our very first Classroom in a Box course is “Freedom and Markets: The Clash of Economic Ideas,” taught by Dr. Bruce Caldwell</A> at Duke University.   Dr. Caldwell is Research Professor of Economics at Duke University and the director of the Center for the History of Political Economy.

Direct download: BCaldwell_FreedomandMarkets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:50am EDT

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Tom Bell, professor of law at Chapman University School of Law. Professor Bell specializes in high tech legal issues, and has written a variety of papers on intellectual property and Internet law, and has taught at several IHS Summer Seminars.

Direct download: TBell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:23am EDT