Robert E. Wright
Dr. Robert E. Wright is a senior fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. Prior to that he was the Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana University, where he taught courses in business, economic, financial and policy history. He is the editor or co-editor of more than 20 volumes and the author or co-author of 18 books, including The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the Economy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Dr. Wright is one of the Museum's guest curators and has served on the Financial History editorial board since 2008.