Eric Daniels is research assistant professor at Clemson University’s Institute for the Study of Capitalism. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow and visiting professor at Duke University’s Program on Values and Ethics in the Marketplace. He is an expert on American political and intellectual history and has lectured internationally. Dr. Daniels contributed to the Oxford Companion to United States History and wrote a chapter in The Abolition of Antitrust. He is also the coauthor of the US Economic Freedom Index, 2008 Report. He has written articles that have appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the San Diego Business Journal. He holds a PhD in american history from University of Wisconsin at Madison.