Dr. Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network and is also a senior fellow at Cato Institute and director of Cato University. Before joining Cato, he was an H. B. Earhart Fellow at Hertford College, Oxford University, and a vice president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He frequently lectures in North America, Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Latin America, India, China and throughout Asia, as well as the Middle East on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He has published reviews and articles on politics and morality in scholarly journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Ethics, Critical Review, and Constitutional Political Economy, as well as in publications such as <em>Slate</em>, the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>, the <em>New York Times</em>, <em>Die Welt</em>, <em>Caixing</em>, <em>Al Hayat</em>, the <em>Washington Post</em>, and <em>The Spectator of London</em>. He is the author of <em>Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice</em> (expanded edition 2014), and the editor of <em>The Morality of Capitalism</em> (2011), <em>After the Welfare State</em> (2012), <em>Why Liberty </em>(2013), <em>Peace, Love & Liberty</em> (2014), and <em>Self-Control or State Control? You Decide </em>(2016). Palmer received his B.A. in liberal arts from St. Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland, his M.A. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and his doctorate in politics from Oxford University.