Rachel S. Ferguson is a professor at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Illinois. She is assistant dean of the College of Business and director of the Free Enterprise Center. She is also an affiliate scholar at the Acton Institute. Her research interests include Hume’s classical liberalism, the philosophy of economics and Aristotelian virtue theory. Her new book (co-authored with Marcus M. Witcher), "Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: Hope, Heartbreak, and the Promise of America," will be published on May 10, 2022.