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:

New Human Rights Group

Monday, January 16, 2006

Federal Dorms

Friday, January 6, 2006

The Moral Dilemmas of End-of-Life Care

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Wise Generosity II

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

“Brain Drain” Reconsidered

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Education Optimism

Friday, December 16, 2005

Self-Interest Run Amok

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Farm Subsidies Under Fire

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Bishops Against Death Penalty

Friday, November 18, 2005

Saving Small-Town America

Monday, November 7, 2005