Rachel Ferguson

Rachel Ferguson is the Director of the Free Enterprise Center at Concordia University Chicago, Assistant Dean of the College of Business, and Professor of Business Ethics. She is an affiliate scholar of the Acton Institute and co-author of Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: Hope, Heartbreak, and the Promise of America. Her commentary has been featured at National Review, The Christian Post, the Acton Power Blog, Discourse Magazine, Law and Liberty, EconLib, and the Online Library of Liberty. She completed her PhD in Philosophy from Saint Louis University in 2008. Ferguson also serves on the board of LOVEtheLOU and is a founding member of Gateway2Flourishing, both of which work toward economically empowering models of philanthropy in the St. Louis area.

Innovating Our Way Up: New Strategies to Fight Poverty

In the liberty movement of which I am a part, it’s commonplace to lament the stickiness of public policy. Ideas come from special interests...