has a bachelors in economics from Loyola University, New Orleans. He worked under Walter Block for over two years. Walter Block is quoted as saying “Luis is the student closest to my (intellectual) wavelength I have had since I began teaching in 1967.” Luis was also the co-founder of Young Americans for Liberty at Florida International University. He is the Founder of The Rothbardian Circle which has hosted the top libertarian minds in the country including former professors Walter Block, Bill Barnett and Nicholas Capaldi, Austrian economists Jeffrey Tucker, Robert Wenzel, Stephan Kinsella, Yuri Matlsev, Thomas DiLorenzo, Lawrence Reed as well as Chicago school economist David Friedman.
Other guests include activist Christina Tobin, politician Alexander Snitker as well as libertarian musicians, most notably Jordan Page and Tatiana Moroz whom have performed for Mr. Rivera’s organization and are scheduled to perform, respectively. In 2016 an organization named America’s Future Foundation which began in 1995 teamed up with The Rothbardian Circle. By the end of the year this branch won “Best New Chapter” in the country. Luis Rivera is also a writer which has published works in Economic Policy Journal, Lew Rockwell, Libertarian Republic, Libertarian Liquidationist, and is currently working on a paper which he is co-authoring with Walter Block. Luis plans on studying under Austro-libertarian Dr. Jesus Huerta de Soto in Spain in the future.