Bradley W. Bateman


Randolph College

Bradley Bateman is the author of Keynes’s Uncertain Revolution and co-author (with Roger Backhouse) of Capitalist Revolutionary: John Maynard Keynes. He is also co-editor (with Roger Backhouse) of the Cambridge Companion to Keynes. His work on the religious influences on American economics has appeared in many journals, including the Journal of Economic Perspectives, History of Political Economy, and the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. He is co-editor (with Spencer Banzhof) of Keeping Faith; Losing Faith: Religious Belief and Political Economy. Currently, he is working on a book on the religious influences in the formation of American economics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and how the discipline subsequently became secularized.

Bateman has been a National Humanities Center Fellow (1999-2000), and he is a former president of the History of Economics Society (2006-07). He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Political Economy, History of Economics Thought and Policy.

Bateman earned his B.A. in economics from Alma College and both his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky.