Steven Rosefielde is a Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina (with a Ph.D. from Harvard), and a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of National Security Affairs of Southwest Missouri State University, and has been actively involved in economic systems and global security research for decades with the American, Russian, Swedish and Japanese governments. He is currently completing four books: 1. Comparative Economic Systems (text) , 2. Global Destabilization: Restratification of Wealth and Power (treatise on systems and future international security), 3. The Golden Age of Soviet Despotism (Gulag/Excess Deaths/ Future Russian Authoritarianism), 4. Forgotten Superpower (Russia’s Military-Economic Revitalization). Undergraduate and graduate courses deal with these and other related themes including the economic systems of Continental Europe, America, Japan, Russia, China, and Korea.