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Jiri Kabele

Jiri Kabele is head of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague.

Mohsen Kadivar

Mohsen Kadivar, a philosopher, theologian, and dissident, is Professor of Philosophy at Tarbiat Modares University in Iran and a Visiting Scholar of Islamic Legal Studies at Harvard Law School. He has published 12 books and over 100 papers in various Iranian journals. Despite 18 months' imprisonment, he continues to campaign for reform of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Jerome Kagan

Jerome Kagan is the Daniel and Amy Starch Professor of psychology at Harvard University. Among the many books he has written and edited are Galen's Prophecy (Basic Books, 1994) and The Nature of the Child (Basic Books, 1997). His current work is devoted to the study of temperamental qualities in young children.

Michele Kahane

Michele Kahane is Professor of Professional Practice at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School for Public Engagement.

Erich Kahler

Erich Kahler (1885-1970), a Jewish scholar forced to flee Germany in 1933, was the author of numerous works, including The Tower and the Abyss: An Inquiry into the Transformation of Man (1957) and a history of the German people, entitled Der Deutsche Charakter in der Geschichte Europas (1937). His work addressed the changing roles of science, technology, and history. After emigrating to the United States, he held numerous positions, including on the New School for Social Research, Princeton University, and Columbia University.

Paul W. Kahn

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for Human Rights at Yale Law School. His publications include Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty (2011).

Charlotte Kaiser

Charlotte Kaiser leads product development for NatureVest, the Nature Conservancy’s program developing opportunities to drive private capital to conservation. She managed the launch and sale of the $25M Conservation Note.

David Kaiser

David Kaiser is Associate Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a lecturer in MIT’s Department of Physics. He is the author of Drawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics (2005) and editor of Pedagogy and the Practice of Science: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2005).

Sudhir Kakar

Sudhir Kakar is a Psychoanalyst in New Delhi, India. He is the author of The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion, and Conflict (1996); his other works include Culture and Psyche: Psychoanalysis and India (1997), Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors: A Psychological Inquiry into India and Its Healing Traditions (1991) and The Inner World: A Psycho-Analytic Study of Childhood and Society in India (1990).

H.M. Kallen

H. M. Kallen, (1882 - 1974) was Professor Emeritus in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, was recently appointed to a chair in Social Philosophy in the New School.

Otto Kallscheuer

Otto Kallscheuer is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent publications are Gottes Wort und Volkes Stimme (1994) and "Will There Be a European Left?" (1994).

Kelechi Kalu

Kelechi A. Kalu is Director of the Center for African Studies and Professor in the Department of African American and African Studies at Ohio State University. His current book project is on political restructuring in post-conflict states in Africa.

Leon J. Kamin

Marina Kaneti

Marina Kaneti holds a PhD in Politics from the New School for Social Research. Her current book project develops a theoretical account of migrants’ political agency and freedom of movement. She has previously published with Citizenship Studies and Human Rights Review.

Harold Kaplan

Harold Kaplan is Professor of English at Northwestern University. His books include Democratic Humanism and American Literature (1972).

Morton A. Kaplan

Morton A. Kaplan is Professor of Political Science and Chairman of the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago. He is the author of System and Process in International Politics and Political Foundations of International Law (with N. Katzenbach).

Ethan B. Kapstein

Ethan Kapstein is the Stassen Professor of International Peace in the Humphrey Institute and Department of Political Sciences at the University of Minnesota. He is co- editor of Sustaining the Transition (1997) and the author of Governing the Global Economy (1994).

Mehrangiz Kar

Mehrangiz is an Iranian human rights lawyer, writer, and former editor of the now-banned Zan literary review. A noted activist, she has published widely on women's issues in Iran, including The Quest for Identity: The Image of Iranian Women in Prehistory and History (co-edited with Lahiji) and Angel of Justice and Patches of Hell: Women in the Iranian Labor Market (1994).

Akbar Karbassian

Akbar Karbassian is a Lecturer at the Iran Banking Institute and is also affiliated with Azad University. Among his recent publications are Budget and Budget Planning in the Iranian Economy (in Farsi, 1999) and 'A Note on the Islamic Banking Practice in Iran (in Relazione Internationale 48 [1999]). His book Iran: A Socio-Political Assessment is forthcoming in Italy.

Henry S. Kariel

Henry S. Kariel, Professor of Political Science, University of Hawaii, has recently published a book, The Promise of Politics.

Kemal H. Karpat

Kemal H. Karpat, a Turk by birth, is now Assistant Professor of Comparative Government at Montana State University. He was formerly acting chairman of the School of Public Administration at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, and in 1952-53 was a research member of the Social Affairs Bureau of the United Nations.

Philip Kasinitz

Philip Kasinitz is Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center, currently serves as executive officer of the Doctoral Program in Sociology. He is the coauthor, most recently, of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age (with Mollenkopf, Waters and Holdaway 2008).

Ronald Kassimir

Ronald Kassimir is Associate Provost for Curriculum and Research at the New School. He has published scholarly work in many journals and periodicals and coedited three books: Youth Activism: An International Encyclopedia; Intervention and Transnationalism in Africa; and Youth, Globalization, and Law.

Riva Kastoryano

Riva Kastoryano is Research Director at CNRA/ CERA- Sciences-Po and Visiting Professor of Political Science at the New School for Social Research. Her publications include Negotiating Identities: States and Immigrants in France and Germany (2002).

Tetsuya Kataoka

Tetsuya Kataoka, of the Department of Political Science of the State University of New York at Buffalo, is now preparing a book on the process of the communist take-over of China.

George Kateb

George Kateb is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, emeritus, and former director of the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. His books include Patriotism and Other Mistakes (2006)

Gary Kates

Gary Kates is associate professor of history at Trinity University and author of The Cercle Social, the Girondins, and the French Revolution (1985).

Suvir Kaul

Suvir Kaul is professor and chair of the department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century (2000). His edited and coedited volumes include Postcolonial Studies and Beyond (2005).

Vytautas Kavolis

Vytautas Kavolis, Chairman of the Department of Sociology-Anthropology of Dickinson College, has written several articles on sociological aspects of art, and is particularly concerned with the examination of artistic style.

Jerold S. Kayden

Jerold s. Kayden, an urban planner and lawyer, is the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His books include Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience (2000). He serves as principal constitutional counsel to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Farhad Kazemi

Farhad Kazemi is Professor of Politics and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. He has served as president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and of the Society for Iranian Studies, and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo. He has also served as a consultant to the U.S. government.

Firuz Kazemzadeh

Firuz Kazemzadeh, board member and former president of the World Federation of Baha'is, is Professor Emeritus at Yale University. He is the author of Central Asia's Foreign Relations: An Historical Survey in The Legacy of History in Russia and the New States of Eurasia (1999).

Paul Kecskemeti

Nikki R. Keddie

Nikki R. Keddie is Professor Emerita at the University of California-Los Angeles. She has published widely on Iran and the Muslim world, including, most recently, Qajar Iran and the Rise of Reza Khan (1999). She is currently working on articles and an AHA pamphlet on women in Middle Eastern History. She is co-editing (with Rudi Matthee) the proceedings of the UCLA conference, Iran and the Surrounding World since 1500: Cultural Influences and Interactions.

Jesse M. Keenan

Jesse M. Keenan, research director for the Center for Urban Estate Development at Columbia University, is an internationally-recognized expert on climate change planning and design with a focus on private sector adaptive capacity and technical design and development analytics. He is jointly affiliated with the TU Delft Graduate School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Friedrich Keiter

Friedrich Keiter, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wuerzburg, has written widely in the field of anthropology and human genetics. He has recently published an essay, 'The Behavioral Consequences at Morphological Diversity in Man' (Wenner-Gren Foundation).

Donald R. Kelley

Donald R. Kelley is Professor of History at the University of Rochester. His most recent book is Francois Hotman: A Revolutionary's Ordeal (1973).

Hansfried Kellner

Hansfried Kellner is Wissenschaftlicher Assistant at the University of Frankfurt in Germany. He has written widely on the sociology of knowledge, and is now composing a book, The Sociolinguistics of Social Conversation.

Henry Kelly

Henry Kelly is President of the Federation of American Scientists. He has worked for the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, the OTA, and the OSTP.

Hans Kelsen

Hans Kelsen, Professor of political science at the University of California at Berkeley, has written widely in German, French, and English on various topics related to constitutional law and international relations. Among his more recent books are Political Theory of Bolshevism (1948) and The Law of the United Nations (1950).

George F. Kennan

George F. Kennan, now at the Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, was formerly Counselor of the Department of State Director of its Policy Planning Staff, and subsequently appointed the United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union.

John M. Kennedy

John M. Kennedy is professor of psychology at the University of Toronto.

Richard Kennington

Richard Kennington (1921-1999) lnstructor in Philosophy at Pennslvania State University, did most of the research for his essay on Descartes under a grant from the Social Science Division of The Rockefeller Foundation.

Bob Kerrey

Bob Kerrey is President of the New School University. He served as the Democratic Governor and two-term Senator of Nebraska, and is the author of When I Was a Young Man: a Memoir (2002). He also served as a member of the 9/11 Commission and as co-chair with Newt Gingrich on the National Commission for Quality Long-Term Care.

Mark Kesselman

Mark Kesselman is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He is the author of The Ambiguous Consensus (1967) and coauthor of The Politics of Power (1975).

Daniel J. Kevles

Daniel J. Kevles writes about science, technology, medicine, and society past and present. His works include The Baltimore Case, In the Name of Eugenics  The Physicists, and contributions to the New York Times, the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, and the Times Literary Supplement. A professor of history emeritus at Yale, he is a visitor at New York University and Columbia law schools.

Alexander Keyssar

Alexander Keyssar associate professor of history at Duke University, wrote Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts (1986).

Bijan Khajehpour-Khouei

Bijan Khajepour-Khouei is the managing director of Atieh Bahar Consulting, an independent strategic consulting firm based in Tehran. He has commented on political and economic developments of Iran, especially through contributions to international conferences and reviews on Iran. He is also an editorial member of the Farsi social and intellectual review Goftogu (Dialogue).

Dina Khapaeva

Dina Khapaeva is Director for Research and Professor of History at the Smolny Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (St Petersburg). Author of Gothic Society: Morphology of A Nightmare (2007), among others, her research interests include history and memory, intellectual history, and Soviet history.

D. R. Khatkhate

D. R. Khatkhate (Ph.D. Bombay, 1952) formerly held research and planning positions under the Indian government, and is now Deputy Director of Research in the Reserve Bank of India, Economic Department. His publications include Problems of Monetary Policy in a Developing Economy (1954).

Nina Khrushcheva

Nina Khrushcheva is professor of international affairs at The New School and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and contributing editor to Project Syndicate: Association of Newspapers Around the World. Her latest book is The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind (2014).

Eleana Kim

Eleana Kim is a sociocultural anthropologist and associate professor of anthropology at University of California, Irvine, and the author of the award-winning Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging. Her work focuses on kinship, nationalism, political ecology, and posthumanism

Hyojoung Kim

Hyojoung Kim is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of the Center for Korean American and Korean Studies, California State University, Los Angeles. His research interests include Social Movements and Collective Action, Political Sociology, and Race and Ethnicity. He is co-winner of the First Place Winner of the 2004 Best Article Competition Award by the Collective Behavior and Social Movement Section of American Sociological Association.

Mwangi Kimenyi

Mwangi Kimenyi is a senior fellow in the Africa Growth Initiative of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution and a research associate with the Center for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

Michael S. Kimmel

Michael S. Kimmel is Associate Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Stonybrook. His books include Men Confront Pornography (1991).

D. Brett King

D. Brett King is a Senior Instructor in Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is currently working on A Biography of Max Wertheimer with Michael Wertheimer (forthcoming).

Marcel Kinsbourne

Marcel Kinsbourne, M.D., a neurologist and psychologist known for his work on cerebral dominance and mental development, is the author of nearly 400 articles and the editor of 8 books. He is currently Professor of Psychology at the New School University's Graduate Faculty and is affiliated with the Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Nehginpao Kipgen

Nehginpao Kipgen is a political scientist whose academic research focuses on the politics of South Asia and Southeast Asia, with specialization on Burma/Myanmar. He is the author of Democracy Movement in Myanmar: Problems and Challenges (2014) and has published over 100 articles in various leading international newspapers and magazines around the world.

Kenneth Kipnis

Kenneth Kipnis is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has written extensively on ethics in health care, including disaster medicine, the treatment of low-birthweight infants, breaching confidentiality, the surgical normalization of infants with ambiguous genitalia, and the foundations of professional ethics.

Russell Kirk

Russell Kirk is the author of fifteen books, including The Conservative Mind, Edmund Burke, and A Program for Conservatives. A new book, Enemies of the Permanent Things: Observations of Abnormality in Literature and Politics, will appear this winter.

Irving Kirsch

Irving Kirsch is Professor of Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He is the author or editor of five books, including Changing Expectations: A Key to Effective Psychotherapy (1990) and How Expectancies Shape Experience (1999). He has written extensively on placebo effects, hypnosis, and psychotherapy.

Suzanne R. Kirschner

Suzanne R. Kirschner, an instructor in Social Studies at Harvard College, is completing a doctoral dissertation on Christian mystical and high-romantic sources of the post-Fredudian psychoanalytic narrative of development.

Janos Kis

Janos Kis is Professor of Political Science at The Central European University in Budapest. He recently wrote Timeliness of an Old Question (1996) and is working on The Neutrality of the State (forthcoming).

Philip Kitcher

Philip Kitcher is John Dewey Professor of Philosophy and James R. Barker Professor of Contemporary Civilization at Columbia University. His books include the forthcoming The Ethical Project (2011) and Science in a Democratic Society (2011).

Arjo Klamer

Arjo Klamer has been Professor of Cultural Economics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam since 1994. His numerous publications include The Value of Culture: On the Relationship between Economics and Arts (ed. 1996; see

Stephan Klasen

Stephan Klasen is Professor of Economics at the University of Gottingen and has held positions at the World Bank, King's College (Cambridge UK) and the University of Munich. His publications include Vulnerability to Poverty: Theory, Measurement, and Determinants with Case Studies from Thailand and Vietnam (Coedited with Waibel, 2012), and Absolute Poverty and Global Justice (coedited with Mack, Schramm, and Pogge, 2009).

Georgina Kleege

Georgina Kleege is the author of Sight Unseen (1999). Her book Writing Helen Keller is in progress.

Mark A. R. Kleiman

Mark A. R. Kleiman is Professor of Policy Studies at UCLA and currently a visiting scholar at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. He is also the Chairman of BOTEC Analysis Corporation, a Cam- bridge, Massachusetts firm that conducts policy analysis and contract research on illicit drugs, crime, and health care, and is editor of the Drug Policy Analysis Bulletin.

John Kleinig

John Kleinig is emeritus professor of philosophy at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and in the PhD program in philosophy, CUNY. From 1987 to 2011 he was director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics, CUNY, and editor of the journal Criminal Justice Ethics. He is author/editor of 23 books, most recently, The Ethics of Patriotism: A Debate (with Keller and Primoratz, 2015); and Ends and Means in Policing (2019).

Fred H. Klopstock

Fred H. Klopstock is the author of Der Tee in Britischen Weltreich and Kakao-Wandlungen in der Erzeugung und Verwendung des Kakaos.

Sigmund Koch

Sigmund Koch is University Professor and Professor of Psychology and Philosophy at Boston University.

Jacek Kochanowicz

Jacek Kochanowicz is an associate professor of economic history at Warsaw University. He is co-author of The Market Meets its Match: Restructuring the Economies of Eastern Europe (1994).

Sarah Kofman

Sarah Kofman teaches philosophy at the University of Paris--Sorbonne. Her most recent book is Le Respect des femmes (1982).

Nathan Kogan

Nathan Kogan is Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department in the Graduate Faculty of the New School. He recently contributed 'Cognitive Styles and the Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence.'

Karl-Heinz Kohl

Karl-Heinz Kohl is Director of the Frobenius-Institute at the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main and a member of the Berlin-Bradenburg Academy of Sciences. His publications include The End of Anthropology? (co-edited with Jebens, 2011).

Jerome Kohn

Jerome Kohn is the trustee of the Hannah Arendt Bluecher Literary Trust and director of the Hannah Arendt Center at The New School for Social Research. He has edited and published five volumes of Arendt’s hitherto unpublished and uncollected writings. The latest, Thinking Without a Banister, was published in 2018.