Laura Cruz

Laura Cruz is an Associate Professor of History at Western Carolina University and Director of the Coulter Faculty Center. She currently serves as the President of the Society for Netherlandic History. Her research focuses on the economic culture of the Golden Age Netherlands, as exemplified in her recent book, "The Paradox of Prosperity" (Oak Knoll, 2009). Joel Mokyr is the Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern University and...See more