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Paolo Sylos Labini

Paolo Sylos Labini is Professor of Economics in the Department of Statistics in the University of Rome. He is the author of Trade Unions, Inflation, and Productivity (1974).

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe teaches in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg and is Codirector of the Centre de Recerches Philosophiques sur le Politique at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. His most recent book is Le Sujet de la philosophie (1979).

Janos Ladanyi

Janos Ladanyi is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Economics, Budapest.

David Laibman

David Laibman is Associate Professor of Economics at Brooklyn College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

George Lakoff

George Lakoff is Professor of linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently working on The Moral Agenda: What Conservatives Know That Liberals Don't about Morality, the Family, and Politics.

Sanford Lakoff

Sanford Lakoff is Research Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He recently contributed 'Between Either/Or and More or Less: Sovereignty versus Autonomy Union Federalism' to Publius, The Journal of Federalism (Winter 1994).

Robert Lamb

Robert Lamb is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

Leonard Lamm

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Martin Landau

Martin Landau is Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He is currently working on methodological problems in political science. 

Werner S. Landecker

Werner S. Landecker, who did his graduate work at the University of Berlin and the University of Michigan, is Associate Professor of Sociology at the latter institution. He has written numerous articles, and is co-author of 'Principles of Sociology.'

Charles Landesman

Charles Landesman, Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, wrote Discourse and Its Presuppositions (1972). 

Chris Landsberg

Chris Landsberg is a political scientist and the Director of the Centre of Policy Studies in South Africa. He has written and lectured widely on South Africa’s foreign policy and the international relations of South Africa and Africa, with a specific focus on democratic governance and peace. He coedited From Cape to Congo: Southern Africa’s Emerging Security Challenges.

Neal Lane

Neal Lane is Malcolm Gillis University Professor at Rice University. He also holds appointments as Senior Fellow of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy and in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Tomila Lankina

Tomila Lankina is a Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University's Local Governance Research Unit. 

G. Lanteri-Laura

G. Lanteri-Laura, Psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Strasbourg, has written extensively on pathological language in psychiatry. He has just published Histoire de la Phrenologie.

Joseph LaPalombara

Joseph LaPalombara is Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale University. He recently published 'International Firms and National Governments: Some Dilemmas' in the Washington Quarterly (Spring 1994).

Michael Lapsley

Father Michael Lapsley, SSM, is the Director of the Institute for Healing of Memories in South Africa. He was the GTECH Visiting Professor in Democracy at The New School in the spring of 1998 and is the author of Neutrality or Co-option? (Mambo Press, Zimbabwe).

Thomas W. Laqueur

Thomas Walter Laqueur is Helen Fawcett Professor of History at the University of California. His writings about the dead include “The Dead Body and Human Rights” in The Body (Eds. Sweeny and Hodder, 2002). He is currently completing a book to be titled The Work of the Dead.

Walter Laqueur

Walter Laqueur is Director of the Institute of Contemporary History in London and Chairman of the Research Council at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University.

Mark Larrimore

Mark Larrimore is Associate Professor and Director of the Program in Religious Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. Editor of The Problem of Evil (2001) and The German Invention of Race (with Eigen, 2006), his The Book of Job: A Biography is forthcoming.

Simone Lässig

Simone Lässig is director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC, and professor of history at the University of Braunschweig. She is at work on a study of Jewish “self improvement” in nineteenth-century Germany.

Harold D. Lasswell

Harold D. Lasswell (1902-1978) was a political scientist who brought psychology and psychoanalysis to bear on his work in behavioral political science. He taught or researched at such institutions as the University of Chicago, United States Library of Congress, Yale University, and City University of New York. His books include World Politics and Personal Insecurity (1935), Psychopathology and Politics (1930), and Power and Personality (1948). 

Pierre Laszslo

Pierre Laszlo is a professor of chemistry at the École polytechnique in France and the Université de Liège ar Sart-Tilman in Belgium. His publications include, most recently, Le Trésor, dictionnaire des sciences (1997). He also writes critical essays in literature and teaches French literature.

Terra Lawson-Remer

Terra Lawson-Remer is Fellow for Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy at the Council on Foreign Relations, Assistant Professor of International Affairs at The New School, where she serves as chair of the university's advisory committee on investor responsibility, and a Harvard Law School Fellow. 

Richard S. Lazarus

Richard Lazarus is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley. His publications include Stress and Emotion: A New Synthesis (1999) and Emotion and Adaptation (1991).

Julian Le Grand

Julian Le Grand is the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. His most recent book is Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens (2003).

Sir Edmund Leach

Sir Edmund Leach is Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He is the author, among other works, of Claude Levi-Strauss (1970).

Eleanor Leacock

Eleanor Leacock is Professor of Anthropology at City College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. With Nancy Lurie she edited North American Indians in Historical Perspective (1971). 

David E. Leary

David E. Leary is the Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Richmond. He is the co-editor (with Sigmund Koch) of A Century of Psychology as Science (1992).

Diana Leat

Diana Leat is a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School London. Her most recent publication, Private Battles, examines the role of the Rockefeller Foundation in Europe during World War II.

Hugues Leclercq

Hugues Leclercq, Director of the Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales, Lovanium University, Republic of the Congo, is making a study of fiscal and monetary policy in the Congo. 

Michele Le Doueff

Michèle Le Doeuff teaches philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure at Fontenay. He is the author of L'Imaginaire philosophique (1980)

Alena Ledeneva

Alena Ledeneva is professor of politics and society at the University College London. Her publications include Can Russia Modernize? Sistema, Power Networks and Informal Governance (2013), How Russia Really Works (2006), and Russia’s Economy of Favours (1998). 

Emil Lederer

Emil Lederer (1882 - 1939), a Bohemian-born German economist and sociologist, was forced out of his position at Humboldt University of Berlin in 1933 for being Jewish. Having fled the country, he helped Alvin Johnson create the University in Exile, which became the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science at the New School, and served as its first dean and as a professor until his death in 1939. His books include Technical Progress and Unemployment: An Inquiry into the Obstacles to Economic Expansion (1931) and State of the Masses: The Threat of the Classless Society (1939). 

Joseph LeDoux

Joseph LeDoux is Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science and Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University. He is the author of The Synaptic Self (2002) and The Emotional Brain (1996).

Benjamin Lee

Benjamin Lee is University Professor of Anthropology and Philosophy and Senior Vice President for International Affairs at The New School. From 2006 to 2008 he served as its Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is also currently the New School's international programs and partnerships with a special focus on East Asia, and continues his research on culture(s) of finance and the semiotics of subjectivity.

Morton Leeds

Morton Leeds' doctoral dissertation was a study of the AFL in national politics. He also published a number of articles in the field of psychology. 

Claude Lefort

Ted Leggett

Ted Leggett has been researching crime and justice issues in South Africa for most of the last decade, first in the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and then at the Institute for Security Studies. His interests include ethnographic work in crime and policing, and highly localized crime analysis. He is the author of Rainbow Vice: The Drugs and Sex Industries in the New South Africa (2001).

Claus Leggewie

Claus Leggewie is Director of the Center for Media and Interactivity at Giessen University, Germany, where he teaches political science. His publications include Ein Ort, an den man gerne geht. Das Holocaust-Mahnmal und die deutsche Geschichtspolitik nach 1989 [A place one wants to go: The Holocaust memorial and German politics of history after 1989] (with Meyer, 2005).

Harvey Leibenstein

Harvey Leibenstein is Professor of Economics and Population at Harvard University. His most recent book is General X-Efficiency Theory and Economic Development (1978). 

Martine Leibovici

Martine Leibovici is a member of the faculty at the Université Paris 7- Denis Diderot Centre de Sociologie des Pratiques et des Représentations Politiques. She is the author of Hannah Arendt et la tradition juive: le judaïsme à l'preuve de la secularisation (2003) and Hannah Arendt, une Juive: experience, politique et histoire (1998).

Christina Leijonhufvud

Christina Leijonhufvud is managing partner of Tideline Advisors, a boutique impact investment consulting firm. She advises clients on strategies to align their capital with their social and environmental goals. Her published work focuses on both failures in the capital markets and the potential of impact investments.

Edmund Leites

Edmund Leites is Professor of Philosophy at Queens College of the City University of New York. He is currently working on Reflections of a Child of a Heidelberg Emigre: Can the Lost Germany Be Recovered?

Michael Leja

Michael Leja teaches History of Art and is Director of the Visual Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Looking Askance: Skepticism and American Art from Bakins to Duchamp (2003) and Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s (1993).

Robert Lekachman

Robert Lekachman, Chairman of the Department of Economics of Barnard College, has written A History of Economic Ideas and edited several books on economics. He is at present preparing a study, 'Keynes and the American Experience.' 

Gertrud Lenzer

Gertrud Lenzer is Associate Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She was coeditor of Sociology and Religion (1969) and editor of Auguste Comte and Positivism (1975).

William M. LeoGrande

William M. LeoGrande, professor of government in the School of Public Affairs at American University, is the author of Our Own Backyard: The United States in Central America, 1977–1992 (2000) and coauthor of Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana (2014, 2015).

M. Rainer Lepsius

M. Rainer Lepsius is Professor of Sociology in the Institute of Sociology at the University of Heidelberg. He is currently editing the collected works and letters of Max Weber.

Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. His publications include The Future of Ideas (2001) and Code And Other Laws of Cyberspace (1999) as well as articles on cyberspace regulation.

Brian P. Levack

The John E. Green Regents Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin, Brian P. Levack is the Author of Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe (2006) and editor of the Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America (2013).

Annabelle Lever

Annabelle Lever is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester. Her book, A Democratic Conception of Privacy, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press, and her article, 'The Politics of Paradox: A Response to Wendy Brown' appeared in Constellations (June 2000). Her current work involves the ethics of patenting human genes.

Isaac Levi

Isaac Levi is John Dewey Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Columbia University where he taught from 1970 until 2003. He is author of eight books, the most recent of which is Mild Contractions, (Oxford University Press 2004), and many articles on the rational conduct of scientific and value inquiry.

Margaret Levi

Margaret Levi Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, is the author of Of Rule and Revenue (1988). 

Michael E. Levin

Michael E. Levin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, City College of New York, is the author of several articles, including Fine, Mathematics and Theory Change, and On Explanation in Archaeology.

Donald N. Levine

Donald N. Levine is Peter B. Ritzma Professor at the University of Chicago. He recently published Visions of the Sociological Tradition (1995).

Robert Levine

Robert V. Levine is Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at California State University, Fresno. His book, A Geography of Time (1997), was awarded the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award. Levine’s most recent book is The Power of Persuasion: How We're Bought and Sold (2003).

Sanford Levinson

Sanford Levinson is the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood Jr. Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas Law School and Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. His most recent book is Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It) (2006).

Beryl Harold Levy