Lisa Conyers is Director of Policy Studies for the DKT Liberty Project, where she works on topics including welfare, inequality, and civil liberties. Also a consultant and ghostwriter who focuses on economics, sociology, and public policy issues, she has contributed to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Free Inquiry and Huffington Post. She recently served on the Kemp Foundation’s Advisory Council for the Forum on Expanding Opportunity. She is a contributing author for Self-Control vs. Government Control, an Atlas Network anthology of essays on the subject of self-governance. She holds an undergraduate degree in American Studies from George Mason University, a Masters degree in Management from the University of Maryland, and is a certified paralegal.