Jeffrey Hummel

Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Professor, Economics, San Jose State University

Jeff Hummel is the author of Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War (1996). He teaches both economics and history, and before joining the SJSU economics faculty in the fall of 2002, lectured as an adjunct at Golden Gate University and Santa Clara University. He served in the U.S. Army as a tank platoon leader during the early seventies, was Publications Director for the Independent Institute in Oakland, CA, in the late eighties, and was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University in 2001-2002. He has had articles and reviews published in the Wall Street Journal, the Journal of Economic History, Texas Law Review, and Reason, among others, and has contributed to several other books and publications.