Dr. Tate Fegley

Assistant Professor of Economics
Chair, Studies in Business and Economics
Faculty of Technology and Human Industry


Tate Fegley

Dr. Tate Fegley joined the Montreat College faculty in 2022 as an assistant professor of economics. He earned bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice and in economics and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Boise State University. He earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in economics from George Mason University.

He is the humble owner of a Shelby Cobra kit car.



Dominiak, Łukasz and Tate Fegley (forthcoming). Contract Theory, Title Transfer, and Libertarianism. Diametros.

Crepelle, Adam, Tate Fegley, Ilia Murtazashvili, and Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili (2022). Community Policing on American Indian Reservations: A Preliminary Investigation. Journal of Institutional Economics.

Fegley, Tate and Łukasz Dominiak (2021). Property Rights and Gun Control: A Reply to Block and Block. Journal of Libertarian Studies, 25(1), 272-280.

Fegley, Tate (2021). Institutional Incentives and Community Policing. Journal of Institutional Economics, 17(4), 701-715.

Fegley, Tate and Karl-Friedrich Israel (2020). The Disutility of Labor. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 23(2), 171-179.

Fegley, Tate (2020). Police Unions and Officer Privileges. The Independent Re­view, 25(2), 1-22.

Leeson, Peter T., M. Scott King and Tate Fegley (2019). Regulating Quack Medicine. Public Choice, 182(2), 1-14.

Fegley, Tate and Lisa Growette Bostaph (2018). Is Bigger Better? An Analysis of Economies of Scale and Market Power in Police Departments. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strate­gies and Management, 41(5), 578-592.

Fegley, Tate (2016). Kevin Carson and the Freed Market: Is His Left-Libertarian Vision Plausible? Libertarian Papers, 8(2), 273-292.

Fegley, Tate (2015). Land Of The Free, Home Of The Imprisoned: A Comparison Of Incarceration Rates Among The U.S. And Other Industrialized Nations. Political Dialogues: Journal of Political Theory. 19. 21-32.