David Collum is the Betty R. Miller Professor of Chemistry at Cornell University. Outside academia, he spends plenty of time investing. He also acts as an economics and political commentator to numerous podcasts, blogs, and major publications, including in The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian. Collum brings scientific rigor and a very curious mind to all of these subjects, along with a great deal of wit and general intelligence. Collum is a famous follower of Austrian economics and business cycle.