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University of Alaska-Anchorage: Harry C. Veryser on Economics
November 10, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
On November 10, 2022, Harry C. Veryser will speak for the University of Alaska’s Chartwell Lecture Series:
Our lecturer will be Harry C. Veryser, who has served as Director of Graduate Studies in Economics at the University of Detroit Mercy and as chairman of the Department of Economics and Finance at Walsh College. He is author of It Didn’t Have to Be This Way: Why Boom and Bust Is Unnecessary—and How the Austrian School of Economics Breaks the Cycle (ISI Books, 2020). A businessman who owned an automotive supply company for many years, Veryser is an associate scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and serves on the advisory boards of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. In 2003 he was one of ten professors in the United States selected to receive the Will Herberg Award for outstanding faculty service from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He lives in Michigan.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 • 7:30 PM AKST
University of Alaska-Anchorage
Free and open to the public
Harry C. Veryser is an Adjunct Professor of Economics and teaches Introduction to Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, History of Economic Thought, Free Enterprise and Radical Criticism, and International Economics at the University of Detroit Mercy. Veryser comes to the University from Walsh College, where he worked as a professor as Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance. He also was the Chairman of the Board and owner of an automotive supply company for many years.
In October of 2003, Professor Veryser was one of ten professors in the United States selected to receive the Will Herberg Award for outstanding faculty service from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. His articles have appeared in The Detroit News, The Intercollegiate Review and The University Bookman. He is the author of Our Economic Crisis: Sources and Solutions. In 2013, his book “It Didn’t Have to Be This Way: Why Boom and Bust Is Unnecessary-and How the Austrian School of Economics Breaks the Cycle was published by ISI Books.
Professor Veryser received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Economics and two Master of Arts degrees in Economics and Religious Studies from the University of Detroit.
The Chartwell Lecture Series, named after Winston Churchill’s country house in Kent, is organized by the Department of Political Science at the University of Alaska Anchorage and features lectures on a wide range of subjects in the humanities and liberal arts. Lectures are free and open to members of the general public. Staffing is provided by Kathleen L. Behnke in the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Department of Political Science gratefully acknowledges the co-sponsorship of Pi Sigma Alpha and the assistance of the Union League of Anchorage, which made this lecture possible, thanks to support from the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History through a grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, and our students in the UAA Political Science Association, who help to organize the lectures.
We are particularly grateful for support from our loyal lecture audience. For information about how to support next year’s Chartwell Lecture Series, please contact Professor James W. Muller, email@example.com, or any faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
This event is supported by Jack Miller Center’s Pacific Northwest Initiative: Advancing Education in America’s Founding Principles and History. Thanks to the generous grant from MJ Murdock Charitable Trust, JMC is working with faculty to organize exciting campus events in the region. The Initiative also provides programs, conferences and other opportunities for professors in the PNW—all to help them make a difference in the education of their students.
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