Hill, Peter J. 1941- (P.J. Hill, Peter Jensen Hill)

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Hill, Peter J. 1941- (P.J. Hill, Peter Jensen Hill)


Born October 4, 1941, in Miles City, MT; son of Pete (a cattle rancher) and Mary (a homemaker) Hill; married Lois Huisjen (a teacher), August 24, 1968; children: Jennifer, Joshua, Lisa. Education: Montana State University, B.S., 1964; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1970. Religion: Protestant.


Home—Wheaton, IL. Office—Department of Business and Economics, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187. E-mail—[email protected]


Montana State University, Bozeman, visiting assistant professor, 1970, assistant professor, 1971-75, associate professor, 1975-81, professor of economics, 1981-87; Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, visiting professor, 1986-87, George F. Bennett Professor of Economics, 1987—. Purdue University, visiting lecturer, 1969; University of Iowa, visiting assistant professor. P.J. Ranch, Powderville, MT, rancher until 1992.


Distinguished Scholar Award, Association of Private Enterprise Education, 2002.


(Under name Peter Jensen Hill) The Economic Impact of Immigration into the United States, Arno Press (New York, NY), 1975.

(With Terry L. Anderson) The Birth of a Transfer Society, Hoover Institution Press (Stanford, CA), 1980.

(With Terry L. Anderson and Douglass C. North) Growth and Welfare in the American Post, 3rd edition, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ), 1983.

(Editor, with Terry L. Anderson, and contributor) The Political Economy of the American West, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1994.

(With Joseph L. Bast and Richard C. Rue) Eco-Sanity: A Common Sense Guide to Environmentalism, Madison Books (Lanham, MD), 1994.

(Editor, with Terry L. Anderson) Wildlife in the Marketplace, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1995.

(Editor, with Terry L. Anderson, and contributor) The Privatization Process: A Worldwide Perspective, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1996.

(Editor, with Terry L. Anderson) Environmental Federalism, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1997.

(Editor, with Roger Meiners) Who Owns the Environment?, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1998.

(Editor, with Terry L. Anderson) The Technology of Property Rights, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2001.

(With Terry L. Anderson) The Not So Wild, Wild West: Property Rights on the Frontier, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 2004.

Contributor to books, including Christianity and Economics in the Post-Cold War Era: The Oxford Declaration and Beyond, edited by Herbert Schlossberg, Vinay Samuel, and Ronald J. Sider, Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, MI), 1995; Creation at Risk? Religion, Science, and Environmentalism, edited by Michael Cromartie, Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, MI), 1995; Property Rights: Contract, Conflict, and Law, edited by Terry L. Anderson and Fred S. McChesney, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2003; Agricultural Policy and the Environment, edited by Roger E. Meiners and Bruce Yandle, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2003; and Wealth, Poverty, and Human Destiny, edited by Doug Bandow and David L. Schindler, ISI Books (Wilmington, DE), 2003. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including Religion and Liberty, Markets and Morality, Journal of Legal Studies, Cultural Dynamics, World Capitalism Review, Journal of Private Enterprise, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Libertarian Studies, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and Faith and Economics.

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