Participants

Professor of Public Policy
Dr. Hilton Root is a policy specialist in political economy and international development, and a member of the faculty at the George Mason University Schar School of Public Policy and Government
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Chair Professor of Public Policy
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Chair Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, and a Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Economics
Valentin Vergara Hidd
PhD Student. Computational Social Science
PhD Student. Computational Social Science
Associate Professor, Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
Erik Kimbrough is an Associate Professor at the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy
Professor, Co-Director, Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics and Society
Jared Rubin is an economic historian interested in the political and religious economies of the Middle East and Western Europe.