Dr. Peter Calcagno
Advisory Board Member
College of Charleston
Peter Calcagno earned his B.S. in Economics and History from Hillsdale College and Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University.
Apart from serving on the Bastiat Society's advisory board, Calcagno is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the College of Charleston. Professor Calcagno has previously worked at Wingate University, Jacksonville State University, and Georgia State University.
Calcagno is the founding Director of the Initiative for Public Choice & Market Process. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy and is a board member of the Association of Private Enterprise Education.
He has won awards for his teaching and is the editor of Unleashing Capitalism: A Prescription for Economic Prosperity in South Carolina. His areas of research are public choice economics and political economy.