Jennifer Burns

Jennifer Burns

Jennifer Burns is an Associate Professor of History at Stanford University and a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. The leading independent expert on Ayn Rand and the American conservative movement, Jennifer has appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Colbert Report, CNN, NPR, and has addressed audiences ranging from the Cato Institute to Harvard University.

Currently, she is writing an intellectual biography of the Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman. For updates on this book, and to access her popular podcasts on American history, visit

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