Robert Leeson is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow for 2006–2007.
Robert Leeson has written or edited over 25 books on schools of economic thought and their dominant individuals. He is the general editor of the Palgrave Macmillan series, Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics, and the co-editor (with Charles Palm) of The Collected Works of Milton Friedman. He plans to complete a multi-volume intellectual biography of Friedman by 2025.