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April 17, 2005
Thomas Sowell
Hoover Institution, Senior Fellow
Thomas Sowell BIO:
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, since September 1980 He also writes a column for Creators Syndicate.

· Professor of Economics, UCLA, July 1974-June 1980
· Visiting Professor of Economics, Amherst College, September- December 1977
· Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, April- August 1977
· Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, July 1976 - March 1977
· Project Director, The Urban Institute, August 1972 - July 1974
· Associate Professor of Economics, UCLA, September 1970 - June 1972
· Associate Professor of Economics, Brandeis University, September 1969 - June 1970
· Assistant Professor of Economics, Cornell University, September 1965 - June 1969
· Economic Analyst, American Telephone & Telegraph Co., June 1964 - August 1965
· Lecturer in Economics, Howard University, September 1963 - June 1964
· Instructor in Economics, Douglass College, September 1962 - June 1963
· Labor Economist, U.S. Department of Labor, June 1961 - August 1962

Black Rednecks and White Liberals: And Other Cultural and Ethnic Issues (2005); Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study (2004); Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy revised & expanded edition (2004); Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One (2003); Controversial Essays (2002); The Einstein Syndrome: Bright Children Who Talk Late (2001); Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy (2000); A Personal Odyssey (2000); The Quest for Cosmic Justice (1999); Barbarians Inside the Gates (1999); Conquests and Cultures: An International History (1998); Late-Talking Children (1997); Migrations and Cultures: A World View (1996); The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy (1995); Race & Culture: A World View (1994); Inside American Education: The Decline, The Deception, The Dogmas (1993); Is Reality Optional? (1993); Preferential Policies: An International Perspective (1990); Choosing a College: A Guide for Parents and Students (1989); Compassion versus Guilt (1987); A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles (1987); Education: Assumptions versus History (1986); Marxism: Philosophy and Economics (1985); Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality (1984); The Economics and Politics of Race: An International Perspective (1983); Ethnic America: A History (1981); Pink and Brown People (1981); Markets and Minorities (1981); Essays and Data on American Ethnic Groups (1978); Knowledge and Decisions (1980); Race and Economics (1975); Classical Economics Reconsidered (1974); Say's Law: An Historical Analysis (1972); Black Education: Myths and Tragedies (1972); Economics: Analysis and Issues (1971)

· Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago, 1968
· A.M. in Economics, Columbia University, 1959
· A.B. in Economics, magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1958

Served in Marine Corps and became a photographer in the Korean War.

Born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem, NY

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Info: Thomas Sowell talks about politics, his books and columns, and his views as a conservative African-American.

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