Dr. Clifford Thies has served on the faculties of Shenandoah University, the University of Baltimore and the University of Montana. He is the author, co-author, contributor and editor of more than a hundred books, encyclopedia entries and articles in scholarly journals, and the author of “Global Economics: A Holistic Approach,” which is forthcoming from Lexington Books. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Private Enterprise and is a former Bradley Resident Scholar at the Heritage Foundation. He is a past president of the faculty senates of Shenandoah University and the University of Baltimore. He also served in the U.S. Army and the Army Reserve.