Christopher Coyne is the F.A. Harper Professor of Economics at the Mercatus Center and professor of economics at George Mason University. He is also the North American Editor of The Review of Austrian Economics, and a member of the board of scholars for the Virginia Institute for Public Policy. Coyne is the author of After War: The Political Economy of Exporting Democracy, the coauthor (with Peter Leeson) of Media, Development and Institutional Change, and the coeditor (with Rachel Mathers) of The Handbook on the Political Economy of War. Coyne holds a BS in Business Administration from Manhattan College, an MA and PhD in Economics from George Mason University.