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Tom Palmer

The Atlas Network
Executive Vice President for International Programs
Tom G. Palmer is the executive vice president for International Programs at the Atlas Network, where he is responsible for establishing operating programs in 14 languages and managing programs for a worldwide network of think tanks. He is also a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and director of Cato University. He lectures throughout the world on political science, public choice, civil society, and the moral, legal, and historical foundations of individual rights. He has published reviews and articles in scholarly journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public PolicyEthics; Critical Review; and Constitutional Political Economy. He is the author of Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice (expanded edition 2014), and the editor of The Morality of Capitalism (2011), After the Welfare State (2012), Why Liberty (2013), and Peace, Love & Liberty (2014). Palmer received his B.A. in liberal arts from St. Johns College in Annapolis; his M.A. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America; and his doctorate in politics from Oxford University.