Amity Shlaes has been a syndicated columnist for more than a decade. Her pieces have appeared in National Review, Forbes, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, and the American Spectator. She served as a member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal. For the past five years, Shlaes has taught a course on the economics of the 1930's for the MBA program at New York University. In 2009 Shlaes was awarded the Manhattan Institute's Hayek Prize, and currently chairs the jury for that prize. Among other books, she is the author of The Forgotten Man, a national bestseller that National Review called "the finest history of the Great Depression ever written." Her website is amityshlaes.com.