Dave Brat's Actual Political Views Are A Little Complicated

06/13/2014 04:56 pm ET

Conservative economics professor David Brat shocked the country by beating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary for Virginia's 7th Congressional District on Tuesday night.

With Brat's surprising win, voters have been trying to figure out just who he is.

Brat's 1996 dissertation, "Human Capital, Religion And Economic Growth," and his track record of teaching Ayn Rand principles at Randolph-Macon College have caused some to wonder whether Brat may in fact be a libertarian and not a tea partier.

Hear four experts sound off above.

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