Luis Sánchez Mier has a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He is a full-time professor at the University of Guanajuato. His areas of interest include economic theory, the philosophical foundations of economics, and classical liberalism. As part of his academic activity, he gives lectures on economics and liberalism both at university and among the general public. As part of these efforts he co-founded the UG Summer School of Freedom and Development and the Workshop in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE Workshop).