Rachel Douchant, Ph.D., is a Professor of Managerial Philosophy, co-chair of the Lindenwood Honors College, and Director of the Liberty and Ethics Center in the Hammond Institute. Her research interests include Hume’s classical liberalism, the philosophy of economics, and Aristotelian virtue theory.
She is a board member for the Freedom Center of Missouri, a participant in Liberty Fund Colloquia, a reviewer for the Journal of Markets and Morality, and has been a Summer Rowley Fellow at the Mises Institute.
Douchant teaches political philosophy, game theory, and business ethics. She also facilitates the course on economic federalism that accompanies the Liberty and Ethics Center’s Spring Conference.
In addition, Rachel coordinates the Plaster Foundation Network, a collection of liberty-oriented faculty from mid-sized Midwestern universities, which aims to engage with constitutional law and economics at the faculty, undergraduate, and high school levels.
Dr. Douchant received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Lindenwood University (1999), and her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Saint Louis University (2008).