W. Lee Hansen is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as a Senior Staff Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers, held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago, and had visiting appointments at the University of Minnesota, London School of Economics, University of Maastricht, and University of Western Australia. He has won a number of awards for his teaching, research, and professional service. He published approximately 200 articles and book chapters and authored/edited a dozen books. He is currently working on two manuscripts, The Forgotten: Dementia and the Right to Die, and Reinvigorating Liberal Education: An Expected Proficiencies Approach to the College Major. He continues work on a memoir about his Korean War Military experience, and he writes occasional essays on wartime-related events. Full bio.