Professor Caldwell is the Director of the Center for the History of Political Economy, a center whose mission is to promote and support research in, and the teaching of, the history of economics. Founded in 2008, the Center has received grants from a variety of sources, among them the John W. Pope Foundation (2008-present), the Thomas W. Smith Foundation (2011-present), the Institute for New Economic Thinking (2011-2013), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (2010, 2013, 2016). A historian of economic thought, Caldwell is the author of Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the 20th Century and Hayek’s Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek. He is the general editor of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek, and is currently working on a family-authorized biography of Hayek. He is a former president of the Southern Economic Association and the History of Economics Society, and has held fellowships at NYU, LSE, and Clare Hall, Cambridge, where he is a Life Fellow.



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