Jeffrey Friedman, a visiting scholar in the Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin, has taught contemporary political theory, social-science methodology, and the history of political thought at Yale, Dartmouth, Harvard, and Barnard College, Columbia University. He is the founder and editor of Critical Review; the coauthor of Engineering the Financial Crisis: Systemic Risk and the Failure of Regulation (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011); and the editor of The Rational Choice Controversy: Economic Models of Politics Reconsidered (Yale University Press, 1996).