Ayn Rand: Fountainhead of Neoliberalism?

Peter-Wim Zuidhof

Biography

Peter-Wim Zuidhof

P.W. (Peter-Wim) Zuidhof is assistant professor in European Political Economy and programme director of the Bachelor European Studies at the Department of European Studies, Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam. Trained in economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and philosophy (New School for Social Research, New York), his research and teaching focuses on the history and theory of neoliberalism. He is preparing a book titled Imagining Markets: the Performative Politics of Neoliberalism (forthcoming with Zone Books) which studies the various ways in which economic discourse is performing neoliberal governmentalities.