Dr. Ebenstein received his B.A. from UCSB and his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He has had 10 books published in the history of Economic and Political Thought, including the first biographies of Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman. Dr. Ebenstein is also the author of Chicagonomics: The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics, which was an "Editors' Choice" selection in the New York Times Book Review. Dr. Ebenstein's current research foci include the History of Economic Thought and Progressive Taxation. In the community, he served eight years as a member of the Santa Barbara Board of Education.