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:

Parsing the President’s Promises

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Health Care Reform: Healing Hospitals

Friday, July 10, 2009

Communism gets religion

Thursday, June 18, 2009

CST and Health Care

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Catholic Bishops and the Economy

Friday, May 29, 2009

Dolan on Catholic bishops

Monday, May 18, 2009

PBR: Only as Good as the People

Friday, May 8, 2009

PBR: Cinematic Christians

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A Micro-Lending Prelate

Monday, April 13, 2009

Card Check and CST

Friday, April 3, 2009