Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford University. Accomplished broadcaster. Author of 14 books, including: The Ascent of Money - A Financial History of the World; Civilization: The West and the Rest; most recently, The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die. Recipient of awards: International Emmy for Best Documentary (2009); Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service (2010); Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012).