Sean Kinder

per bylund

Per Bylund is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise at Oklahoma State University. He is also an associate fellow of the Ratio Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, a research fellow at the McQuinn Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership, and an Associated Scholar atthe Mises Institute as well as senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institutet i Sverige. Per's research aims to explain the market process of wealth-creation and economic development with a focus on organizations, institutions, strategic management, and entrepreneurship. Originally from Sweden, Per lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his wife Susanne and their semi-spoiled Plott Hound, Georgia. Per's 1889 publications

lou l. sabina

jonathan butcher

Sean Daniel Kinder has a B.S. in Human Development and Family Science. While in law school, he opted to become a teacher, so obtained an M.S. in Teaching, Learning and Leadership while gaining two years of teaching experience at a private school in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Sean taught 9th grade social studies, Adult Basic Education and General Educational Development classes in the Union Public School system. Currently, he works as a Graduate Research Assistant at Oklahoma State University while pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. His goal is to either work as university faculty or in public school administration while pursuing research in educational leadership in employment of the disabled in public schools. Sean's 1889 publications

katherine a. curry

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jon loffi

baylee butler

Baylee Butler is Free Enterprise Scholar Coordinator at Oklahoma State University and former Research Associate for the 1889 Institute. She has a B.A. in Psychology/Liberal Studies and an undergraduate Honors Degree and M.A. in Political Science, all at Oklahoma State University. Previously, she worked part-time for the Political Science department at OSU as both a Teaching and Research Assistant and also recently worked for the Payne County District Attorney's Office. In addition to being involved in the Free Enterprise Society at OSU, she is also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, and a past officer for the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature. Baylee's 1889 publications

Baylee Butler

Lou L. Sabina is an Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University. His primary research focuses on PK-12 organizational issues in education including staffing, human resources development, succession planning for school administrators, and school finance issues. His recent work includes “Planning for Principal Succession: A Conceptual Framework for Research and Practice” (Journal of School Leadership, 2014) and “Assessing the Performance of a Cohort-Based Doctoral Program Overseas Using Both International and Domestic Practices” (submitted, 2015). Lou earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Lou's 1889 publications

Jon Loffi is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education Aviation and Space program at Oklahoma State University. His research focus is in the areas of innovation in designs for sustainability in aviation security, a holistic approach to aviation security, introduction of Unmanned Aerial Systems into the National Airspace, and global stakeholder’s perspectives in aviation security. He is the faculty advisor for the Flying Aggies student organization. Jon has experience in security issues as a former local and state law enforcement officer and served as a member of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force post-September 11, 2001. Jon's 1889 publications

Katherine A. Curry is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate College of Education at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. She serves as Program Chair for the School Administration program in the School of Educational Studies. Her research focus includes educational leadership, school improvement/reform; parent/school/community collaboration, parent social networks, and culture/climate indicators in schools. Katherine also has education administrative experience as Headmaster, Middle School Principal, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction (PK-12). Katherine's 1889 publications

Jonathan Butcher is Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Education Policy, Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity at the Heritage Foundation. He previously served as Education Director for the Goldwater Institute. He was a member of the Arizona Department of Education’s Steering Committee for Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, the nation’s first education savings account program. Jonathan was the Director of Accountability for the South Carolina Public Charter School District. He studied education policy at the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas and worked with the School Choice Demonstration Project, which evaluated voucher programs in Washington, D.C. and Milwaukee, Wisc. He holds a B.A. in English from JFurman University and an M.A. in economics from the University of Arkansas. Jonathan's 1889 publications