Gerald Gunderson is director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Endowment at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He served as president of the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) and is currently associate editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise. He is the author of The New Economic History of America and The Wealth Creators: An Entrepreneurial History of the United States. In 1980, Gunderson was recognized with the Freedom Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Washington.