Dr. Abigail Devereaux
Dr. Abigail Devereaux joined the Institute in the fall of 2020 as a Research Fellow. She is primarily a theorist. She generates frameworks for understanding social systems intended for others to apply to specific real-world problems, an important task as economic theory is in crisis. Her current work involves Game Theory, Growth Theory, and Complexity Economics. She is also an Assistant Professor of Economics in the W. Frank Barton Business School at Wichita State University.
Abigail earned her Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University in May 2020, winning the Israel M. Kirzner award for her “Synecological Systems Theory: An Alternative Foundation for Economic Inquiry” written under the direction of Richard E. Wagner. She was both a PhD fellow at the Mercatus Center (’16-’20), and a visiting PhD fellow at New York University’s Economics department and the Classical Liberal Institute (’18-’20).
Society and Research Network Memberships:
- Entangled Political Economy Research Network (EPERN) – founding member
- Independent Institute – Research Fellow
- Ostrom Workshop – Faculty Affiliate
- Classical Liberal Institute at New York University (CLI) – Fellow
- American Institute for Economic Research Public Choice and Public Policy Project – Fellow