Bonnie Wilson is Associate Professor of Economics at Saint Louis University. Her research interests lie primarily in the field of public choice, with focus on special interest groups and on economic freedom. Recent publications include articles in the European Journal of Political Economy on regulation, and in Public Finance Review on diversity and economic freedom. She has also written on the academic capture of higher education by high dollar donors and on leadership ethics, from an economic perspective. In addition to her work as an academic economist, she is an active church musician in the St. Louis area.
From an economic perspective, what we are all experiencing is as simple as it is painful: what we are experiencing is the voluntary and forced breaking down of the relationships we rely on to flourish as social creatures.