J. DANIEL HAMMOND
Department Chair/Hultquist Family Professor
B.A.-Wake Forest University
Ph.D.-University of Virginia
Telephone: (336) 758-5335
Office: 209 Kirby Hall
Dan Hammond joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1978. He was an undergraduate economics major at Wake Forest from 1968 to 1972. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Dan currently teaches introductory economics.
Dan’s research is on the history of economics, primarily the Chicago School of Economics. He was president of the History of Economics Society in 2001-02. His publications include Theory and Measurement: Causality Issues in Milton Friedman’s Monetary Economics (Cambridge University Press, 1996), The Legacy of Milton Friedman as Teacher (Edward Elgar, 1999), Making Chicago Price Theory: Friedman-Stigler Correspondence, 1945-1957 (with Claire Hammond, Routledge, 2006), and Chicago Price Theory (with Steven Medema & John Singleton, Edward Elgar, 2013). He and Robert Cord are currently editing a book on Milton Friedman for Oxford University Press, and he is writing papers on Paul Samuelson’s analysis of market failure and on the history of Malthusian population doctrine.
Dan and Claire have three children and four grandchildren.