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Guy Oakes is Kvernland professor in the school of business at Monmouth College in New Jersey. His most recent book is The Soul of the Salesman: The Moral Ethos of Personal Sales (1990).
Andreas Oberprantacher is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Innsbruck specializing in political and social theory, aesthetics, and philosophy of technology. He is co-author of Subjectivation in Political Theory and Contemporary Practices (with Siclodi, forthcoming).
Geoffrey O'Brien is the author of 18 books, including Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows: Writing on Film 2002-2012 (2013), and the most recent of his poetry collections, The Blue Hill (2018). He retired in 2017 as the editor-in-chief of the Library of America. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, Artforum, Film Comment, and other periodicals.
Okello Oculi, a writer and policy consultant in Uganda, has worked with numerous organizations, including the International Human Rights Law Group and the Nigerian Ministry of Integration and Cooperation in Africa. His publications include Discourses on African Affairs (2000) and articles in African Literature and Political Science, and the novel Song for the Sun in Us (2000).
Emil Oestereicher is associate professor of sociology at the College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in New York City.
Claus Offe is professor of political science and sociology at Homboldt University of Berlin. Among his most recent books are The Democratic Welfare State: A European Regime Under the Strain of European Integration (2000) and Varieties of Transition: the East European and East German Experience.
Kerem Oktem is a faculty member in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies at Foscari University, Venice.
Jeffrey K. Olick
Jeffrey K. Olick is the William R. Kenan, Jr. professor of sociology and history at the University of Virginia. He is also co-president of the Memory Studies Association. With Stefan Berger (Bochum), he is the general editor of the six-volume A Cultural History of Memory (2020).
Mary Ann O’Loughlin
Mary Ann O'Loughlin is engaged in research on the welfare of families and children at the Social Welfare Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Ulla Olin is project director, United Nations Development Programme/Special Fund, and research associate, Institute of Theoretical Medicine, New York City. She is working on a study of the biological principles of human population growth.
Covey T. Oliver
Covey T. Oliver is United States Executive Director for the International Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and the International Development Association and Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was formerly Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs. He is author of The Interamerican Security System and the Cuban Crisis and other works, and is now preparing several articles on Latin America.
Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She is a past co-director of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, and a founding member of the Kristeva Circle and the journal philoSOPHIA. She is the author of 16 scholarly books, and the editor of another 11 books, and over 100 articles. She has appeared on CSPAN Books and ABC News.
Mancur Olson, professor of economics, University of Maryland, is the author of numerous articles and books on Economics. He is currently working on a book entitled The Evaluation of Social and Economic Performance.
Michael O’Malley is associate professor of history and art history at George Mason University, is the author of Keeping Watch: A History of American Time. His research interests include the history of money and value, the history of music and recorded sound, and new media pedagogy.
John O'Neill is professor of sociology at York University. His most recent book is Making Sense Together (1974).
Robert M. O’Neil
Robert M. O’Neil is professor of law emeritus and director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression at the University of Virginia School of Law. A former president of the university, he has also served as president of the statewide University of Wisconsin system.
KARL-DIETER OPP is professor emeritus at the University of Leipzig and affiliate professor at the University of Washington. His areas of interest include collective action, political participation, rational choice theory, philosophy of the social sciences, and social norms and institutions. His most recent English book is Theories of Political Protest and Social Movements (2009).
Gerald M. Oppenheimer is (clinical) professor at the Mailman School, Columbia University. His current research focuses on the history and policy implications of cardiovascular and psychiatric epidemiology. His most recent article, with Ronald Bayer, “Is Moderate Drinking Protective Against Heart Disease? The Science, Politics and History of a Conundrum” appeared in the Milbank Quarterly 2020; 98:39-56
Michael Oppenheimer is the Albert G. Milbank professor of geosciences and international affairs at Princeton University and Director of Princeton’s Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP). His research focuses on the science and policy aspects of climate change and its impacts.
Barak Orbach is professor of law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. For his "hard work and dedication to [his] profession," Orbach was selected to receive the 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Due to the price of the award and for reasons discussed in the paper and in this issue, Orbach didn't claim the award.
Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst, activist, and co-founder of the Women’s Therapy Centre. Her books include Fat is a Feminist Issue (1997) and The Impossibility of Sex and Bodies (2002), as well two collections of columns published in the Guardian.
Naomi Oreskes is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and affiliated professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. She is an internationally renowned earth scientist, historian, and author. Recent scholarly and popular books include The Rejection of Continental Drift; Plate Tectonics: An Insider’s History of the Modern Theory of the Earth; Science and Technology in the Global Cold War; Why Trust Science?; and Science on a Mission: How Military Funding Shaped What We Do and Don’t Know about the Ocean.
Antal Örkény is associate professor at the Institute of Sociology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest. He is the author of "Accounting for Rich and Poor: Existential Justice in Comparative Perspective" in Social Justice and Political Change (1995).
Benjamin S. Orlove
Benjamin S. Orlove is professor in the Division of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Davis. His most recent book is State, Capital and Rural Society (1989).
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The Italian Economic Miracle and Organized Labor. Bocca, Giorgio. I Giovani Leoni del Neocapitalism; The Italian Labor Movement. [Reviews by Bocca, Horowitz, Neufeld, Raffaele, and Smith], Vol. 30 No. 4 (Winter 1963)
Juan Camilo Osorio
Juan Camilo Osorio is the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance’s director of research and an adjunct assistant professor at Pratt Institute. He was formerly a senior geographic information systems analyst and planner at the Municipal Art Society and a research assistant at the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center.
Jacob Oser is assistant professor of economics at Harpur College, State University of New York. He has worked intensively in the field of agricultural economics and has written several articles on his special subject.
Pilar Ossorio is associate professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin, and the inaugural Bioethics Scholar-in-Residence at the Morgridge Institute for Research.
Jeremiah P. Ostriker
Jeremiah P. Ostriker, a senior research scholar at Princeton University and professor of astronomy at Columbia University, has been very influential in advancing the concept that most of the mass in the universe is not visible and consists of dark matter. His research has also focused on the interstellar medium, galaxy evolution, cosmology, and black holes.
Serguei Alex. Oushakine
Serguei Alex. Oushakine is Behrman associate professor in the humanities at Princeton University, where he teaches in the departments of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Anthropology. He is the author of The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War, and Loss in Russia (2009) and has published articles in Public Culture, American Anthropologist, and Russian Review, among other publications.
Gerhard Øverland is project leader at Center for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo, and senior research fellow at the Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University.
David Owen is a professor of social and political philosophy at the University of Southampton. He has published widely on both post-Kantian philosophy, especially Nietzsche, Foucault and the Frankfurt School, and the ethics and politics of migration. His most recent book (2020) is What Do We Owe to Refugees?
John D. Owen
John D. Owen, associate professor of economics, Graduate Faculty of the New School, has written numerous articles on education and is the author of The Price of Leisure (1969).