Josh D Ammons

Josh D Ammons

Josh D Ammons

Graduate Lecturer

Political economy of civil resistance

Joshua Ammons is a Graduate Lecturer at George Mason University and a Community Engagement Strategist at the Institute for Humane Studies. He researches the political economy of civil resistance.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

“Gene Sharp: The ‘Clausewitz of Nonviolent Warfare’” The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 23(1): 149-156. (with C. Coyne)

“The Market Process as Nonviolent Action” (with Y. Alshamy, C. Coyne, and N. Goodman)

Book Chapters

“Non-Violent Action,” In Stefanie Haeffele and Virgil Storr, eds. Bottom-up Responses to Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan Publishers), 2020, 29-56. (with C. Coyne)

Expanded Publication List

Book Reviews

Review of Mikayla Novak, Freedom in contention: social movements and liberal political economy. Public Choice 2022: 1-4.

Review of Tom Palmer and Matt Warner, Development with dignity. Journal of Markets and Morality. 2022

Review of Meina Cai, Ilia Murtazashvili, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Raufhon Salahodjaev, Toward a political economy of the commons: simple rules for sustainability. Public Choice 2022: 407–409.


“Nonviolent Action” In Richard Jong-A.-Pin ed. Elgar Encyclopedia of Public Choice (Edward Elgar), 2023. (with C. Coyne)


George Mason University, PhD in Economics, in progress

George Mason University, M.A. in Economics, 2019

The University of Mississippi, B.A. in Business Administration, 2014