Audrey Redford

Assistant Professor of Economics, Western Carolina University

Audrey Redford is an assistant professor of economics at Western Carolina University. She earned her PhD from the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics at Texas Tech University. Audrey was also a PhD Fellow and research assistant at the Free Market Institute and a graduate instructor in the Area of Energy, Economics and Law in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University. She graduated from James Madison University in 2012 with a B.B.A. in economics with a concentration in political economy. Audrey was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years. She was also a Humane Studies fellow at the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University and a summer fellow at the Mises Institute. Her research interests include Austrian economics, public choice economics, comparative institutional analysis, and applied microeconomics and their applications to understanding and analyzing the War on Drugs.