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Robert Jackall, class of 1956 professor of sociology and social thought at Williams College, is the author of Wild Cowboys: Urban Marauders and The Forces of Order (1997) and Moral Moral Mazes: The World of Corporate Managers (1998), and co-author (with J. Hirota) of Image Makers: Advertising, Public Relations, and the Ethos of Advocacy (2000). He has co-edited several volumes, including Metropolis: Center and Symbol of Our Times (1994), and is currently writing an ethnography of the world of police detectives.
James R. Jacob
James R. Jacob teaches early modern intellectual history in the Graduate School of the City University of New York. He has written on Robert Boyle and on the Baconian tradition in seventeenth century England.
Margaret C. Jacob
Margaret C. Jacob is professor of history in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research. Her most recent book is The Cultural Meaning of the Scientific Revolution (1988).
Philip E. Jacob
Philip E. Jacob, professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Hawaii, has written widely in the field of international organizations. His most recent book is Values and the Active Community (1971).
James B. Jacobs
James B. Jacobs is Warren E. Burger professor of constitutional law and the courts, and director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice, New York University School of Law. His books include Breaking the Devil's Pact: The Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob (with Cooperman, 2011) and Mobsters, Unions, and Feds: Organized Crime and the American Labor Movement (2006).
M. Jacobs was educated at Leiden University and is a botanist. One of his interests is metabletics, which is Dr. Van den Berg's life work.
Arthur J. Jacobson
Arthur J. Jacobson is professor of law in the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.
Sidney B. Jacoby
Jennifer Jacquet is assistant professor in New York University’s department of environmental studies. She is interested in large-scale cooperation dilemmas, such as overfishing and climate change. Part of her research uses lab experiments to test cooperative decision-making.
Urs Jaeggi is a sociologist, writer, painter, and sculptor. He was a professor of sociology and social philosophy in Bern, Bochum, New York, and Berlin from 1964 to 1993. His publications include numerous novels, short stories, and essays as well as important scientific books, and since 1985 his artwork has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Harry V. Jaffa
Harry V. Jaffa is Henry Salvatori research professor in political philosophy at Claremont Graduate School. His most recent book is American Conservatism and the American Founding (1984).
Jerome H. Jaffe
Jerome H. Jaffe, M.D., is a psychiatrist and pharmacologist whose work in the area of drug abuse includes treatment, basic and clinical research, teaching, and government service. He is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and an adjunct professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.
Jameel Jaffer is deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union and Director of its Center for Democracy. He has litigated numerous cases relating to government secrecy, including ACLU v. Department of Defense, which resulted in the disclosure of hundreds of government records relating to the abuse and torture of prisoners in custody overseas.
Janet R. Jakobsen
Janet R. Jakobsen is professor and director at the Bernard Center for Research on Women at Bernard College, Columbia University. Her books include Interventions: Activists and Academic Respond to Violence (coeditor with Castelli, 2004).
Vlasta Jalusic is a senior researcher fellow at the Peace Institute (Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies), Ljubljana University, and an associate professor of political theory and gender studies at Ljubljana University. Her recent publications include Post-totalitarian Elements and Eichmann's Mentality in the Yugoslav War and Mass Killings (in Stone and King eds., 2007). She is the editor and translator of Arendt's The Human Condition (1996) and Between Past and Future (2006).
Dale Jamieson is professor of environmental studies and philosophy, affiliated professor of law, and affiliated professor of bioethics at New York University. His recent books are Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed—And What It Means For Our Future (2014), and Love in the Anthropocene (with Nadzam, 2015).
William H. Janeway
William H. Janeway is the managing director at E. M. Warburg, Pincus & Co., LLC. His most recently published work is 'The 1931 Sterling Crisis and the Independence of the Bank of
England,' in the Journal of Post Kenesian Economics.
Dominique Janicaud is professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Research in the History of Ideas at the University of Nice.
John M. Janzen
John M. Janzen is professor of anthropology at University of Kansas. His most recent book is The Quest for Therapy in Lower Zaire (1978).
Naum Jasny has for many years been engaged in scientific research into economic conditions in the Soviet Union. He is the author of a dozen major books, including several on Soviet agriculture in particular, and of countless monographs and articles in scientific journals, covering various aspects of the subject.
James M. Jasper
James M. Jasper teaches in the department of sociology at New York University. His most recent book, written with Dorothy Nelkin, is The Animal Rights Crusade (1992).
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Lorena Jaume-Palasí is the founder of The Ethical Tech Society and AlgorithmWatch. She is appointed member of the Council on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data of the Spanish government. She has co-authored several books on internet governance and lectures and writes regularly on data protection, privacy, public goods and discrimination.
Martin Jay is assistant professor in the department of history, University of California at Berkeley. His previously published works include 'The Frankfurt School,' in The Unknown Dimension: European Marxism Since Lenin edited by Karl Klare and Dick Howard, 'The Metapolitics of Utopianism,' in Dissent, July-August 1970, and The Permanent Exile of Theodor W. Adorno, Midstream, December 1969. He is currently preparing The Dialectical Imagination: An Intellectual History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute for Social Research for publication in the fall of 1972.
Saru Jayaraman is the co-founder and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC-United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She is co-editor of The New Urban Immigrant Workforce (2005) and author of Behind the Kitchen Door (forthcoming).
Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson professor of international relations at Columbia University. He recently published The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution: Statecraft and the Prospect of Amageddon (1989).
Silvija Jestrovic is associate professor of theatre and performance studies at University of Warwick, and a playwright. Her recent publications include: “Murderous Maids: Reading Contemporary Migrant Domestic Labour through Genet’s ‘Maid’” (in Gender Citizenship Manifestations and Performances, 2017) and “Reading into Soundscapes” (in Recherches Semiotiques, 2017). Her plays include Noah’s Ark 747 and Not My Story.
Yu Jianrong is the director of the Center for China Rural Governance and professor at Hebei University, and director of the Center for Social Studies at the Institute of Rural Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Ivan M. Jirous
Ivan M. Jirous has served four terms in prison for his advocacy of youth and rock music.
Baber Johansen is directeur d'etudes, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, where he teaches at the Centre d'etude des normes juridiques. He is co-executive editor of the journal Islamic Law and Society (1994) and area editor for Islamic Law in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Legal History. His publications focus on the history and the present of Islamic law.
Alvin Johnson (1874–1971), the first director and then president of the New School for Social Research, established the University in Exile, a faculty of scholars rescued from totalitarian Europe, which became the New School's Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science. An economist, assistant editor of the New Republic, and associate editor of the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, he was also the founder of Social Research.
History of the Progressive Party: 1912-1916, edited, with a biographical introduction, by Helene Maxwell Hooker. New York: New York University Press. 1958. xii & 305 pp. $7.50. [Review of book by Amos R. E. Pinchot], Vol. 26 No. 4 (Winter 1959)
Mark Johnston is the Walter Cerf professor of philosophy at Princeton University. His publications include the books Saving God (2009) and Surviving Death (2010). Two volumes of his collected papers, Human Beings and The Obscure Object of Hallucination, are forthcoming with Princeton University Press.
Michael Johnston is the Charles A. Dana professor of political science at Colgate University. His book Syndromes of Corruption won the 2009 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. His newest book is Corruption, Contention, and Reform: The Power of Deep Democratization (2014).
Hans Jonas (1903–1993) was Alvin Johnson professor emeritus of philosophy in the Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research. He published numerous books and articles on ethics, social philosophy, the philosophy of biology, Jewish theology, and Gnosticism, including The Imperative of Responsibility (1979).
Howard Mumford Jones
Howard Mumford Jones (1892 - 1980) was author and critic, is professor of English at Harvard University and past president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1944-51).
Jeffrey P. Jones
Jeffrey P. Jones is director of the Institute of Humanities at Old Dominion University. He is the author of Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television and Political Engagement (2010) and coeditor of News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe (with Baym, forthcoming), Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era (2009), and The Essential HBO Reader (2008).
Stefan Jonsson is a professor at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), Linköping University. He writes on the political aesthetics and intellectual history of European modernity and coloniality, with particular focus on crowds and collective identities. In addition to numerous books in Swedish, he has published Subject without Nation: Robert Musil and the History of European Identity (2000), A Brief History of the Masses: Three Revolutions (2008), Crowds and Democracy: The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism (2013), Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism (with Peo Hansen, 2013), and Austere Histories in European Societies: Social Exclusion and the Contest of Colonial Memories (coedited with Julia Willén, 2016).
Robert Welsh Jordan
Robert Welsh Jordan is assistant professor of philosophy at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
Paul R. Josephson
Paul R. Josephson teaches in the department of science, technology and society at Sarah Lawrence College and is the author of Physics and Politics in Revolutionary Russia (1991).
John Jost is professor of psychology and politics, and co-director of the Center for Social and Political Behavior at New York University. His research addresses stereotyping, prejudice, ideology, social justice, and system justification. He is president of the International Society of Political Psychology.
Mark Juergensmeyer is professor of sociology and global studies and director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His recent books include Terror in the Mind of God, Global Rebellion, Religion in Global Civil Society, and A Handbook of Global Religion.
Courtney Jung is professor of political science at University of Toronto. She is the author of The Moral Force of Indigenous Politics (2008) and Then I Was Black: South African Political Identities in Transition (2000).
Alfred Junz, who in June 1954 received an M.A. degree from the Graduate Faculty of the New School, has given special study legislative committee systems, particularly to the role of minorities and techniques of obstruction.
Mark Jurdjevic studies early modern Europe. He is the author of Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance (Oxford) and A Great and Wretched City: Machiavelli’s Florentine Political Thought (Harvard).