Speaker - Jennifer Burns

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Jennifer Burns was educated at Harvard College and received her Ph.D. in American History from the University of California, Berkeley. Her new book, Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right, began as her doctoral dissertation. She spent more than eight years working on the book, and was fortunate to be granted access to Rand's personal papers and private diaries for her research.

Professor Burns teaches American history at the University of Virginia, and divides her time between Charlottesville, VA and Menlo Park, CA. Lectures from her introductory course on American history are available at and can be found by searching for History 7b in Social Sciences.

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The Goddess of the Market: The Meaning of Ayn Rand

10.28.09 | 01:14:46 min | 20 comments