Robert F. Garnett

Robert F. Garnett, Jr., Senior Fellow, is Professor of Economics at Texas Christian University (TCU).  He has contributed to the philosophy and history of economics and economics education through publications across a broad spectrum of journals and edited volumes.  Garnett earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, and then held teaching positions at University of Southern Maine, Denison University, and the University of Texas at Arlington before assuming his post at TCU. The editor of three books (What Do Economists Know? 1999; Future Directions for Heterodox Economics, 2008; Economic Pluralism, 2009) and almost numerous articles, Garnett’s work examines the goals and methods of liberal learning in undergraduate economics education, the virtues of pluralism in economic inquiry, and the philanthropic and commercial dimensions of economic cooperation. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Studies in Emergent Order and the International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education and as a contributing editor to Conversations on Philanthropy.