Dr. Adam Martin is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University. Prior to joining Texas Tech University, he was a Lecturer in Political Economy at King’s College London. Adam has also served as a post-doctoral fellow at the Development Research Institute at New York University . Dr. Martin’s research interests focus on the intersection of philosophy, politics and economics and include Austrian economics, economic methodology, economic development and public choice. In addition to advancing his scholarly research program, Dr. Martin serves as a member of the Board of Scholars for the Foundation for Economic Education, and is a judge for the Carl Menger Essay Contest for the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, an undergraduate essay competition he co-founded.