Christopher Coyne is the F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at the Mercatus Center and an economics professor at George Mason University. Dr. Coyne is also the North American Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics and contributes to the blog Coordination Problem. In 2008, he was named the Hayek Fellow at the London School of Economics, and in 2010 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy & Policy Center at Bowling Green State University. Dr. Coyne is the author of After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy (2007, Stanford University Press), Media, Development and Institutional Change (co-authored with Peter Leeson, 2009, Edward Elgar Publishing), and the editor (with Rachel Mathers) of The Handbook on the Political Economy of War (2011, Edward Elgar Publishing). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.