Soft Despotism: Populism, The Financial Crisis, and the Return of Big Government

Event Date: 
April 2, 2009 - 12:00pm
Location:  

Dexter Ballroom
24 Ransom Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503

Short bio of the speaker

Michael Miller is a Research Fellow and Director of Acton Media at the Acton Institute. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, has an MA from Nagoya University's Graduate School of International Development (Japan), an MA in philosophy from Franciscan University, and an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird (The American Graduate School of International Management). Before coming to Acton, he spent three years at Ave Maria College of the Americas in Nicaragua where he taught philosophy and political science and was the chair of the philosophy and theology department. He has almost 10 years of international experience and has lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has been published in the Washington Times, The Detroit News, The LA Daily News, and Crisis. His research interests include political economy, moral philosophy, economic development, and political theory.