Author Profile: Kevin Schmiesing


Kevin Schmiesing, Ph.D., is a research fellow for the research department at the Acton Institute. He is a frequent writer on Catholic social thought and economics, is the author of American Catholic Intellectuals, 1895-1955 (Edwin Mellen Press, 2002) and is most recently the author of Within the Market Strife: American Catholic Economic Thought from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II (Lexington Books, 2004). Dr. Schmiesing holds a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in history from Franciscan University ofSteubenville. Author of Within the Market Strife and American Catholic Intellectuals, 1895—1955 (2002), he serves as Book Review Editor for the Journal of Markets & Morality. He is also executive director of

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Blog posts by Kevin Schmiesing:

Barnett on Sirico and Rediscovering Political Economy

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

In Philadelphia, A Model School Kindles Hope

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Guest Review: Schmalhofer on Roberts

Friday, September 9, 2011

Acton Commentary: School Choice Gains Traction

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Budget Morality

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Orsini on “Principled Conservatism”

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Catholic Social Teaching and Capitalism

Wednesday, May 11, 2011