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Hans-Georg Gadamer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Heidelberg and a visiting professor of philosophy at Boston College. His works in English include Truth and Method (1975) and Philosophical Hermeneutics (1976).
James Galbraith is chair of Economists Allied for Arms Reduction. He holds the Lloyd Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas, Austin, and is a senior scholar at the Levy Economics Institute, Bard College. He directs the University of Texas Inequality Project.
Peter Galison is the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor and the director of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. He is the producer and director of the documentary Secrecy. Among his publications are How Experiments End (1987) and Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics (1997), examining two of the three principal subcultures of twentieth-century physics: experimentation and instrumentation. His work on the third theory began with Einstein's Clocks, Poincare's Maps (2003).
Orvoell R. Gallagher, a graduate of the London School of Economics, pursued his ethnological studies in France under a grant from the Central Research Funds Committee of the University of London. He is now in this country, completing studies on family and kinship structure.
Itzhak Galnoor is the Herbert Samuel Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an associate of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. His many articles and books include The Partition of Palestine: Decision Crossroads in the Zionist Movement and The Israeli Political System (2008).
Herbert J. Gans is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. His most recent book is People, Plans, and Policies: Essays on Poverty, Racism, and Other National Urban Problems (1991).
Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The author of many books in psychology and education, he has codirected the GoodWork project since 1995.
David Garland is a professor of sociology and law at New York University. His books include the prizewinning Punishment and Modern Society: A Study in Social Theory (1993) and The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society (2001).
Col. Charles Garraway is with the Directorate of Army Legal Services at the Ministry of Defense of Great Britain. He has been a participant in the United Kingdom delegation for the International Criminal Court negotiations, as well as in various weaponry conventions. He is a visiting instructor at the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Italy.
Lloyd K. Garrison (1899–1991) was a graduate of Harvard Law School. He contributed to the start of National Labor Relations Board. As a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, he defended the poet Langston Hughes and the playwright Arthur Miller when they were summoned by Senator Joseph McCarthy before the House un-American Activities Committee. He also defended J. Robert Oppenheimer when the Atomic Energy Commission sought to remove Oppenheimer's security clearance.
David J. Garrow is the Presidential Distinguished Professor at Emory University School of Law and is the author of Liberty and Sexuality: The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade (1994) and Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, for which he received the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in biography.
Des Gasper is a professor at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Erasmus University Rotterdam. His publications include Development Ethics (ed. with St. Clair, 2010) and Transnational Migration and Human Security (ed. with Truong, 2011).
Bryan Garsten is an assistant professor of political science at Yale University. He is the author of Saving Persuasion: A Defense of Rhetoric and Judgment (Harvard 2006) and various articles on the themes of representative government, judgment, and religion.
Clifford Geertz is the Harold F. Lindner professor of social sciences at The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Among his works are Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology and Negara: The Theatre State in 19th-Century Bali.
Robert George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and the director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is also a member of the president’s council on Bioethics.
Jonathan Gershuny is the director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and a professor of Sociology at the University of Essex. He is the Joint Principal Investigator for both the British Household Panel Study and the Multinational Time Use Study, which are both based at ISER.
Nancy Gertner is a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She is on the faculty of the American Bar Association, Central and Eastern European Law Initiative Advisory Council, and is also on its advisory board. She presently teaches sentencing at Yale Law School.
Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School. He is the author of Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law, with Peter Brooks (1996) and The Triumph and Transformation of Antidiscrimination Law.
Elham Gheytanchi is a doctoral student in sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her paper "Civil Society in Iran: Politics of Motherhood and the Public Sphere" is forthcoming in International Sociology. Her current research is on women's legal rights in Iran.
Teresa Ghilarducci is the Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Analysis and Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School. Her recent book, When I’m Sixty-Four: The Plot against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them (2008), discusses developing systems to guarantee all working people a dignified and secure retirement.
Sagarika Ghose, a novelist and journalist, has been closely involved with the movement among Dalit intellectuals of north India to find a voice within the cultural mainstream. Her novel, The Gin Drinkers (2000), is based on the manner in which the Indian upper castes have monopolized modern education and describes how Dalits have been ghettoized into the "political" and "official" realms.
Gerd Gigerenzer is the director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. His recent books include Simple Heuristics that Make Us Smart (with Peter Todd et al., 1999), Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World (2000), and Calculated Risks (2002). He has been the recipient of many awards, including the AAAS Prize for Behavioral Science Research.
Felix Gilbert (1905–1991), a professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, was with the Office of Strategic Services in both Washington and Germany during and after the war. His most recent book is The End of the European Era, 1890 to the Present.
James Gilligan, MD, is a clinical instructor in psychiatry and the former director of the Institute of Law and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Author of Preventing Violence: An Agenda for the Coming Century (2001) and other books, he is currently conducting research on violence prevention in jails and prison as the director of the Center for the Study of Violence.
Malcolm Gillis is a lecturer in economics at Harvard University and the Institute Fellow at the Harvard Institute for International Development. He wrote, with Ralph E. Beals, Tax and Investment Policy Toward Hard Minerals (1980).
Sander L. Gilman is the Henry R. Luce distinguished service professor of the liberal arts in human biology at the University of Chicago. His recent books include Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul: Race and Psychology in the Shaping of Aesthetic Surgery (1998) and Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery (1999).
Owen Gingerich is a research professor of astronomy and the history of science at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. His most recent memoir is The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus (2005).
Herbert Gintis is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts and a visiting professor at Central European University. His books include Moral Sentiments and Material Interests: On the Foundation of Cooperation in Economic Life (with Bowles et al., 2004).
Gary Giroux is the Shelton Professor of Accounting at Texas A&M University. The author of five books, including Earnings Magic and the Unbalance Sheet (2006) and Dollars, Scholars, Scribes & Bribes: The Story of Accounting (1996), he has also published over 50 articles in journals such as Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, and the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
Barry Glassner is a professor of sociology at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Culture of Fear (2000) and his articles have appeared in American Sociological Review, Social Problems, and American Journal of Psychiatry, among other journals.
Geoffrey Godbey is a professor of leisure studies at Pennsylvania State University. His most recent work is Leisure and Leisure Services in the 21st Century (rev. ed., 2005), and he also co-authored Time for Life: The Surprising Ways Americans Use Time (with Robinson, rev. ed., 1999).
David Goddard is an assistant professor of anthropology at Simon Frazer University. He received his doctoral degree from the New School and has in preparation four books in the field of social anthropology.
Jeffrey C. Goldfarb is the Michael E. Gellert professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research. His publications include Civility and Subversion: The Intellectual in Democratic Society (1998) and After the Fall: The Pursuit of Democracy in Central Europe (1992).
Marshall Goldman is the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Russian Economics, Emeritus, and Wellesley and Senior Scholar at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia (2008).
Merle Goldman is Professor Emerita of History at Boston University and an associate at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of a number of books, including China's Intellectuals: Advice and Dissent (1981) and Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China (1994), both selected by New York Times Book Review as notable books.
Richard Goldman is the director for the Program on Macroeconomic Policy and Management at the Harvard Institute for International Development and a lecturer in economics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. His recent articles include "Agricultural Growth and Food Issues in Asia" (background paper for HIID study) and "Emerging Asia: Changes and Challenges" (Asia Development Bank, 1997).
Matthew Goldstein is chancellor of the City University of New York. He has co-authored three books and written numerous articles on mathematics and statistics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the New York Academy of Sciences.
Rebecca Goldstein is an American philosopher, a visiting professor of philosophy and English at NYU, and a visiting professor of philosophy at the New College of the Humanities. She is the recipient of numerous prizes for her fiction and scholarship, including a MacArthur “Genius” prize. She is the author of 10 books, the most recent of which is Plato at the Goggleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away (2014).
David Goldston is Chief of Staff of the House Committee on Science, which oversees most of the federal civilian research and development budget, including programs run by NASA, the NSF, the DOE, and the EPA.
Richard J. Goldstone was a chief prosecutor for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for what was formerly Yugoslavia and Rwanda. He was a former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and is a member of the independent inquiry committee into the Iraq Oil for Food Program (the Volcker Committee).
Nilufer Gole is a professor of sociology at l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is a leading authority on the political movement of today's educated, urbanized, and religious Muslim women. She is the author of The Forbidden Modern: Civilization and Veiling (1996) and the forthcoming volume, Islam and Modernity.
Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi is an adjunct professor at Queens College, CUNY, and a PhD candidate in politics at the New School for Social Research. She is the founder and executive director of WoW EV, which seeks to enhance access and success for women with Muslim migration backgrounds in the German employment sector.
María González Pendás is an architectural historian who explores intersections of spatial and building practices with processes of political, technological, and religious modernization. Her research weaves together the history of modern architecture with the politics of fascism, secularism, and development during the twentieth century across the South Atlantic. She is currently a Mellon Research Fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University.
Robert E. Goodin is a distinguished professor of philosophy at Australian National University. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Political Philosophy and, most recently, the co-author of An Epistemic Theory of Democracy (with Kai Spiekermann, 2018).
Michele Goodwin is the Everett Fraser Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota, where she also holds joint appointments in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Goodwin writes about law, culture, and biotechnologies.
David M. Gordon is a professor of economics in the Graduate Faculty of the New School. His most recent book is After the Waste Land: A Democratic Economics for the Year 2000 (with Samuel Bowles and Thomas E. Weisskopf, 1990).
Joy Gordon is the Ignacio Ellacuría, SJ, Chair in Social Ethics in the philosophy department at Loyola University, Chicago. She has published extensively in the field of economic sanctions, including Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanction (2010).
Peter E. Gordon is the Amabel B. James Professor of History and the Harvard College Professor at Harvard University. His publications include Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (2010) and The Modernist Imagination: Critical Theory and Intellectual History Essays in Honor of Martin Jay (co-edited, 2008). He is currently writing a book on secularization and social thought in the twentieth century.
Kurt Gottfried is Professor Emeritus of Physics at Cornell University and the cofounder and chair of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a former chair of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society.
Daniel Goroff is vice president and program director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He was previously vice president for Academic Affairs and dean of the faculty at Harvey Mudd College and, before that, a faculty member at Harvard University for over 20 years. Goroff has twice worked in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, most recently as assistant director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.
Marie Gottschalk is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Her publications include The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America (2006).
Stathis Gourgouris is the director of the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. He is the author of Dream Nation (1996), Does Literature Think? (2003), and Lessons in Secular Criticism (2013), and he is the editor of Freud and Fundamentalism (2010).
Isacque Graeber is a member of the staff of the Experimental Division of the Jewish Education Committee of New York. He has conducted numerous researches and has written extensively regarding Jewish history, culture, and problems. At present he is preparing for publication a manuscript, "Five Million Brothers: The Saga of the American Jew."
Gerald Graff is an associate professor of English at Northwestern University. He wrote Poetic Statement and Critical Dogma (1970) and is working on a book on literary intellectuals and avant-garde literary theory.
Carol Graham is a senior fellow and the Charles Robinson Chair at the Brookings Institution, the College Park Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, and a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Her most recent book is Happiness around the World: The Paradox of Happy Peasants and Miserable Millionaires (2010).
Cesar Grana is an associate professor in the social sciences and a member of the Committee for General Education in the University College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of two forthcoming books on the sociology of intellectuals and is currently working on the topic of politics and national culture in modern Puerto Rico.