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Michael MacDonald is associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Mystical Bedlam (1981).
George Macesich, professor of economics at Florida State University, has written widely on wage and monetary problems, and has completed a study, Yugoslavia: Theory and Practice of Development Planning.
Alasdair MacIntyre is professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University. His most recent work is After Virtue.
Robert M. MacIver
Robert M. MacIver, vice-chairman of the New School's Board of Trustees, was for many years professor at Columbia University, and is now director of the Juvenile Delinquency Evaluation Project of The City of New York.
Arien Mack, Alfred and Monette Marrow professor of psychology at the New School for Social Research, has authored or coauthored more than 60 articles on visual perception as well as the book Inattentional Blindness (with Rock, 1998). She has been the editor of Social Research since 1970.
Gerry Mackie is associate professor of political science and co-director of the Center on Global Justice at the University of California, San Diego. He works on democratic theory and ending harmful social practices. His recent books (with coauthors) are Advancing Transformative Human Rights Education (2016) and Values Deliberations and Collective Action: Community Empowerment in Rural Senegal (2017).
Ruth Macklin is professor of bioethics in the department of epidemiology and social medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. She wrote Man, Mind, and Morality (1982).
Alice MacLachlan is Associate Professor of Philosophy at York University and co-editor of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly. She writes and teaches in moral, political, and feminist philosophy, focusing on philosophical issues arising in the aftermath of conflict.
Jennifer MacLeod is a Harvard Law School Holmes Public Interest Fellow. She spent 2011 at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa.
Kaveh Madani is a Henry Hart Rice Senior Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies of Yale University and a visiting professor at the Centre for Environmental Policy of Imperial College London. He formerly served as the vice president of the United Nations Environment Assembly Bureau and the deputy head of Iran’s Department of Environment.
Bálint Madlovics is a junior research fellow at the CEU Democracy Institute. He holds an MA in political science (2018) from Central European University and has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and a book on post-communist regimes. In 2018–2019 he was a research fellow at the Financial Research Institute in Budapest.
Richard Madsen is professor of sociology at the University of California at San Diego. His most recent book (with Robert Bellah, William Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven Tipton) is The Good Society (1991).
Armando Maggi is professor in the department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Committee on History of Culture at the University of Chicago. His areas of expertise are early modern culture and religious studies.
Henry M. Magid
Henry M. Magid, assistant professor of philosophy at the College of the City of New York, is the author of English Political Pluralism: The Problem of Freedom and Organization (1941).
Bálint Magyar is a senior research fellow at the CEU Democracy Institute. He was a member of the Hungarian Parliament (1990–2010) and Minister of Education (1996–1998, 2002–2006). He has been publishing and editing writings on post-communist regimes since 2013. He was an Open Society fellow (2015–2016), and Hans Speier Visiting Professor at the New School for Social Research (2017).
Arup Maharatna was formerly a professor at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. His books include The Demography of Famines: An Indian Historical Perspective (1996), Demographic Perspectives on India's Tribes (2005), and India's Perception, Society, and Development: Essays Unpleasant (2012).
Saba Mahmood, professor of anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley, explores the dynamics of religious practice in postcolonial societies, with a particular focus on Islam. She is the author of Pious Formations: The Islamic Revival and the Subject of Feminism (2004) and articles in Anthropology, American Ethnologist, and Cultural Studies.
Joseph Maier is professor of sociology at Rutgers University. His most recent work is The Future of Democracy in Latin America (1975).
Boria Majumdar is the author of Sellotape Legacy: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games (with Mehta, 2010). Executive academic editor of Society and general editor of the series Sport in the Global Society, he covered the Delhi Commonwealth Games for Times Now Television, India’s leading news channel.
Alexei V. Malashenko
Alexei V. Malashenko is a scholar-in-residence, and cochair of the Religion, Society, and Security Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center. The author of 14 books and numerous working papers and articles, his recent publications include “Russia and the Muslim World” (2008) and Religion and Conflict (2007).
Myriam Miedzian Malinovich
Myriam Miedzian Malinovich is adjunct assistant professor of philosophy at Baruch College, City University of New York.
Suzanne Maloney is deputy director of the foreign policy program at the Brookings Institution and a senior fellow in the Brookings Center for Middle East Policy and Energy Security and Climate Initiative. Her books include Iran’s Political Economy since the Revolution (2015).
Mahmood Mamdani, until recently A. C. professor of African Studies at the University of Capetown, is now professor of anthropology, political science, and international affairs at Columbia University. His most recent book is Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (1996).
Ernst Moritz Manasse
Biography not available.
Robert Manchin is a research fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Oleg Mandic, professor, faculty of law, University of Zagreb, is author of Castes in History of Societies, From the Cult of Skulls to Christianity, State and Law, and other books.
Thomas Mann (1875-1955) was a German-born novelist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929. He was exiled to Switzerland in 1933 and moved to the United States in 1939. Among his many notable books are Buddenbrooks (1901), Death in Venice (1912), and The Magic Mountain (1924).
Andrew F. March
Andrew F. March is associate professor of political science, Yale University. He is the author of Islam and Liberal Citizenship (2009) and numerous articles on Islamic law, Islamic political thought, and encounters between Islam and liberalism. He is working on a book on sovereignty in Islamic political theology.
Edward Marcus (Ph.D. Princeton, 1950) is associate professor of economics at Brooklyn College and visiting associate professor in the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. His most recent publication (1960) is Investment and Development Possibilities in Tropical Africa, written with M. R. Marcus.
John T. Marcus
John T. Marcus, associate professor of history at Hofstra University, is preparing a series of volumes on the interrelations of man's urge to self-transcendence and the forms of historical consciousness.
Sharon Marcus is Orlando Harriman professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University. Her publications include the prize-winning Between Women: Friendship, Desire and Marriage in Victorian England (2007).
Steven Marcus is George Delacorte professor in the humanities at Columbia University. His most recent book is Freud and the Culture of Psychoanalysis (1984).
Gerhard Mare is professor in sociology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, is the author of articles and books on nation and on ethnicity in South Africa. He has published widely on forced population removals under apartheid, identity and work, and other topics in political sociology. His present research concerns the construction, reproduction, maintenance, and subversion of race thinking and social identity construction in a society in transition.
Avishai Margalit, Shulman professor of philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, received the Spinoza Lens Prize in 2001 for a significant contribution to the normative debate on society. A founder of Peace Now, his books and articles address the philosophy of language, social and political philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
Stephen A. Marglin
Stephen A. Marglin holds the Walter S. Barker Chair in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. His latest book, The Dismal Science: How Thinking Like an Economist Undermines Community (2008), looked at how the foundational assumptions of economics make community invisible to economists.
Joseph Margolis is professor of philosophy at Temple University. His most recent books are Persons and Minds (1978) and Art and Philosophy (1980).
Jacques Maritain is the outstanding authority on Thomist philosophy, on which he has lectured in a dozen universities in Europe and America. With the military collapse of France in World War II he came to the United States to join the faculty of the Ecole Libre des Hautes Etudes, under the New School; during 1945-48 he was French Ambassador to the Holy See, and has since been Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University.
Marina Renata Markus
Maria Renata Markus is a senior lecturer at the School of Sociology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her publications include contributions to Hannah Arendt: Thinking, Judging, Freedom (1989) and Race Critical Theories: Text and Context (2001).
Peter Marler, professor of zoology at Rockefeller University, is the director of its Center for Field Research in Ecology and Ethology. With W. J. Hamilton III he wrote Mechanisms of Animal Behavior.
Mira Marody is professor of sociology at the Institute of Sociology at University of Warsaw, and head of the Centre for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Studies. She has published many books on systemic transformation in Poland and is co-author (with Anna Giza-Poleszczuk) of Transformations of Social Bonds (2018).
Juan F. Marsal
Juan F. Marsal, professor at the University of Salvador, Buenos Aires, has published books and articles in sociology with special emphasis on the role of Latin American intellectuals.
Biography not available.
Charles Burton Marshall
Charles Burton Marshall is professor of international politics in the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, and the author of The Limits of Foreign Policy (1968).
George C. Marshall
George C. Marshall (1880–1959) was General of the Army, America's foremost soldier, won for himself an enduring place in American civil history as the statesman who conceived the Marshall Plan for the recovery and strengthening of our Allies suffering under the destruction of World War II.
Martin E. Marty is Fairfax M. Cone distinguished service professor of the history of modern Christianity at the University of Chicago Divinity School. His Modern American Religion: The Irony of It All will be published this year.
Leo Marx is Kenan professor of American cultural history, Program in Science, Technology and Society at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of Progress: Fact or Fiction? (1996) and 'Does Improved Technology Mean Progress' published in Technology Review (1987).
Werner Marx is assistant professor of philosophy in the Graduate Faculty of the New School.
Will Maslow is director of the Commission on Law and Social Action of the American Jewish Congress and a member of the Faculty of the School of Politics at the New School. He has written widely for general periodicals and for the law reviews.
G. M. Mason
G. M. Mason is the pen name of an international civil servant who has long been engaged in study of the dynamics of Soviet foreign relations, and has written on the subject both independently and in his former capacity of political analyst in the United States armed forces. He is a law graduate of a European university, and received his Ph.D. degree in political science from the Graduate Faculty of the New School.
Aleksander Matejko is visiting professor at the University of Zambia, on leave from the University of Warsaw. He has written Sociology of the Work Place, Industrial Sociology in the United States and other volumes dealing with the industry and health services of Poland and Czechoslovakia. He is now attempting a theoretical approach to the work place as a social system.
Floyd W. Matson
Floyd W. Matson is lecturer in the Department of Speech at the University of California. His present article has arisen from a long-range study, made in collaboration with Professor Jacobus ten Broek, of United States welfare and security provisions for the blind and physically handicapped; its results, now nearing completion, are to be published as a book under the title Hope Deterred.
Elzbieta Matynia is professor of sociology and liberal studies and director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at the New School. Her books include An Uncanny Era (2013), a discussion between Vaclav Havel and Adam Michnik on the precariousness of democracy, and Performative Democracy (2009).
Marc Mauer is executive director of The Sentencing Project. He is the author of Young Black Men and the Criminal Justice System (1990) and the Americans Behind Bars series. His book, Race to Incarcerate (1999), was named a semifinalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.
Rollo May (1909-1994) was a psychoanalyst, writer, and lecturer. He is the author of The Courage to Create (1975).
William F. May
William F. May, professor and chairman of the Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University, wrote A Catalogue of Sins: A Contemporary Examination of Christian Conscience (1967).
Ann Elizabeth Mayer
Ann Elizabeth Mayer is associate professor of legal studies at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. A participant in a number of non-governmental human rights organizations, her publications include Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics (1999) and many papers, including 'Lessons of the Zaheeruddin Case: Why Adjudication of Constitutional and Islamic Issues Should Not Be Combined' (1998) and 'Islamic Reservations to Human Rights Conventions: A Critical Assessment' (in van de Islam, 1998).
Carl Mayer is professor emeritus of sociology in the Graduate Faculty of the New School.
Kurt B. Mayer, professor of sociology, and director of the Institute of Sociology, University of Berne. He has published widely in the fields of social stratification and demography. At present, he is working on a major empirical investigation of social mobility in Switzerland.
Renate Mayntz is professor at the Free University of Berlin. She has written widely in the field of sociology, and is carrying on research on administrative organization and planning.
Ranjani Mazumdar is associate professor of cinema studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. An author and documentary filmmaker, her publications include Bombay Cinema: An Archive of the City (2007).
John Mukum Mbaku
John Mukum Mbaku is Willard L.. Eccles professor of economics and John S. Hinckley fellow at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, and former associate editor (Africa), Journal of Third World Studies. His most recent books are Culture and Customs of Cameroon (2005) and Corruption in Africa: Causes, Consequences, and Cleanups (2007).
Dwight McBride is the president of the New School and a university professor there. A leading scholar of race and literary studies, he has published award-winning essays and books, including James Baldwin Now; Impossible Witnesses: Truth, Abolitionism, and Slave Testimony; Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual African American Fiction; and Why I Hate Abercrombie & Fitch: Essays on Race and Sexuality.
Robert McC. Adams
Robert McC. Adams, Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, is currently professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. The most recent of his numerous publications is Paths of Fire: An Anthropologists Inquiry into Western Technology (1996).
D. Kent McCallum
D. Kent McCallum, assistant professor of political science, York University, Toronto, is preparing a book, Acephalous Politics: Concepts from Social Anthropology.
Donald N. McCloskey
Donald N. McCloskey is professor of economics and of history at the University of Iowa. He recently wrote Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics (1994).
Alfred McClung Lee
Alfred McClung Lee, professor emeritus of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is now visiting scholar at Drew University. His most recent book is Human Rights in the Northern Ireland Conflict: 1968-80 (1980).
Michael W. McConnell
Michael W. McConnell, the Richard and Frances Mallery professor and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, is coeditor of Religion and the Constitution (2006). From 2002 through August 2009, he was circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Thelma McCormack is lecturer in sociology, York University, Toronto. She has written extensively in the field of the sociology of mass media, and is preparing a book on social theory and the mass media.
John P. McCormick
John P. McCormick, professor of political science at the University of Chicago, is the author of Machiavellian Democracy (2011); Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology (1997); and Weber, Habermas and Transformations of the European State: Constitutional, Social and Supranational Democracy (2006).
Michael McCullough is professor of psychology and director of the Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory at the University of Miami in Coral Gables. His books include Beyond Revenge: The Evolution of the Forgiveness Instinct (2008).
W. Basil McDermott
W. Basil McDermott is assistant professor in the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.
Richard McGahey is director of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program and professor of professional practice in Public Policy and Economics at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. He is a nationally recognized expert on urban and regional economic development, triple bottom-line investing, retirement policy, and workforce development.
Linsey McGoey is an associate professor in social theory and economic sociology at the University of Essex. She is author of No Such Thing as a Free Gift (2015) and The Unknowers (forthcoming, 2019). She is a founding editor, with Matthias Gross and Michael Smithson, of the Routledge Research in Ignorance Studies book series.
Theresa M. McGovern
Theresa M. McGovern, founder of The HIV Law Project, Inc., was its executive director for ten years. She is an assistant professor at Columbia University’s School of Public Health and is an individual project fellow at the Open Society Institute.
Melanie Grath is a PhD student in social psychology at the University of Melbourne. Her research examines changing concepts of harm and political polarization.
Kristin McKie is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Cornell University. Her dissertation, which explores the rule of law across sub-Saharan Africa, is supported by an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant.
Jeff McMahan is professor of philosophy at Rutgers University and a visiting research collaborator at the Center for Human Values, Princeton. He is the author of The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life (2002).
Darrin M. McMahon
Darrin M. McMahon is the Ben Weider professor of history at Florida State University. He is the author, most recently, of Happiness: A History (2006) and the editor (with Ryan Hanley) of the five-volume The Enlightenment: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies (2009). He is currently writing a history of the idea of genius.
Patrick H. McNamara
Patrick H. McNamara is associate professor of sociology at the University of New Mexico. He edited Religion American Style (1974).
William McNeill is professor emeritus in the Department of History at the University of Chicago. His works include Plagues and Peoples (1976) and The Global Tradition: Conquerors, Catastrophes and Community (1992).
Wilson Carey McWilliams
Wilson Carey McWilliams professor of political science at Rutgers University, is the author of The Idea of Fraternity in America (1973).
Thomas Meaney is currently a fellow at the Heinrich Boell Foundation (Heinrich Böll Stiftung).
John Meisel, author of The Canadian General Election of 1957, is associate professor in the Department of Political and Economic Science at Queen's University, Canada.
Alexander Melamid (1915-2001) was born in Freiburg, Germany, earned his bachelors degree at the London School of Economics and his doctorate at the New School for Social Research. He was assistant professor of economic and political geography in the Graduate Faculty of the New School. In 1957, Dr. Melamid joined the faculty of New York University where he taught for 20 years before becoming professor emeritus. He published extensively throughout his career and was awarded The Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal from the American Geographical Society in 1991.
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Timothy Melley is a professor of English and Geoffrion Family Director of the Humanities Center at Miami University. He is the author of Empire of Conspiracy: The Culture of Paranoia in Postwar America (2000) and The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State (2012). He is currently writing about the cultural politics of security.
Alberto Melucci is associate professor of political sociology at the University of Milan as well as a practicing psychotherapist. His most recent book is Altri Codici (1984).
Dominique Memmi is director of research at the Centre National de Recherches Scientifiques (CNRS-Paris). Her most recent book, Faire vivre et laisser mourir. Le gouvernement contemporain de la naissance et de la mort (2003), deals with contemporary regulations regarding decisions concerning life, death, and the body.
Louis Menand, professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is a contributing editor of The New York Review of Books. He is the author of The Metaphysical Club (forthcoming, 2001) and coeditor of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, vol. 7 (2000).
Joy Mench was an associate professor in the Department of Poultry Science at the University of Maryland when she prepared her article for this issue. She is currently a professor in the Animal and Avian Sciences Department at the University of California at Davis.
Robert Mendelsohn is Edwin Weyerhaeuser Davis professor of forest policy, professor of economics, and professor in the School of Management at Yale University. His recent work values the impacts of greenhouse gases, including the effects of climate change on agriculture, forests, water resources, energy, and coasts.
Christoph Menke is professor of philosophy at the Goethe Universitat Frankfurt am Main. His book publications in English include The Sovereignty of Art. Aesthetic Negativity in Adorno and Derrida (1998), Reflections of Equality (2006), Tragic Play. Tragedy. Irony and Theater from Sophocles to Beckett (2009), and Force: A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology (2012).
Clinton Merck is an assistant professor at Oberlin College. Both have also written on the topic of collective memory.
Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison professor of law at New York University, is currently serving as the American Judge (appeals chamber) of the UN War Crimes Tribunal at The Hague. His books include Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Laws of War in the Later Middle Ages (1993) and War Crimes Law Comes of Age: Essays (1998).
Francis E. Merrill
Francis E. Merrill is professor of sociology at Dartmouth College. He has written three books, one of which, Society and Culture, is in a third edition. He and Bernard Rosenberg are at present working on a book on the sociology of art.
Brinkley Messick is professor of anthropology, at Columbia University, where his research addresses the power of textual authority in structuring everyday social practices. He is the author of the prizewinning book, The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in Muslim Society (1993), and editor of Islamic Legal Interpretation: Muftis and their Fatwas (1996).
Jacob Metcalf, PhD, is a technology ethicist who studies research ethics in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is a researcher at Data & Society, where he is a co-PI on the NSF-Funded PERVADE Project. He is also a technology ethics consultant with his firm Ethical Resolve, which helps technology companies build ethics capacity.
Lloyd A. Metzler
Biography not available.
Horst Mewes is associate professor of political science at the University of Colorado. He has written on European labor and the German New Left, and is now working on a book dealing with contemporary political thought.
Alfred G. Meyer
Alfred G. Meyer is professor of political science at the University of Michigan. His books include Marxism (1954), Leninism (1957), Communism (1960), and The Soviet Political System (1965).
Brigit Meyer is professor of religious studies at Utrecht University. As an anthropologist of religion, she works on African Christianity; Pentecostal churches; religion, media, and the public sphere; and (audio) visual culture, aesthetics, and the senses. She is coeditor of Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art, and Belief
Julie Meyer is associate professor of sociology and economics in the Graduate Faculty.
Charles A. Micaud
Charles A. Micaud is associate professor in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia. For the past three years he has given intensive study to the problem of communism in France, and during 1952-53, with the Mutual Security Administration in Paris, he conducted a special study of French trade unions. His writings include books and numerous articles on French political questions.
Yves Michaud is professor of philosophy at the University of Rouen and the author, most recently, of Violence et politique (1978).
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan
Erwann Michel-Kerjan is managing director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania and coeditor of Seeds of Disaster, Roots of Response: How Private Action Can Reduce Public Vulnerability (2006). His most recent book is At War with the Weather (coauthored with Kunreuther, 2009).
Adam Michnik is the editor-in-chief of the biggest Polish daily newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza and a visiting professor at the New School University’s Graduate Faculty. His two English language books are Letters from Prison (1985) and Letters from Freedom (1998).
Mary Midgley was senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Newcastle on Tyne. Her most recent book is Wickedness (1984).
Anatoli Mikhailov is the founder and rector of the European Humanities University, a respected expert on German philosophy and a recipient of the French Palmes Academiques and German Goethe Medal. He has been in exile since 2004, when the Lukashenko regime closed EHU in Belarus. The university reopened in Vilnius in 2005, where it remains.
William Milberg, dean and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, studies the relationship between globalization and income distribution. His most recent book is Outsourcing Economics: Global Value Chains in Capitalist Development (with Winkler, 2013).
Benjamin Miller is an environmental planner who is completing a book on the history of waste management in New York City (W. W. Norton). As the former director of policy planning for the New York City Department of Sanitation, he was primary author of the city's 1992 Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan.
James E. Miller
James Miller is professor of politics and liberal studies at the New School for Social Research. He is the editor of an English edition of Diogenes Laertius’s Lives of the Eminent Philosophers (2018). Among his books are Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche (2011) and, most recently, Can Democracy Work? A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World (2018).
Jon Miller is an associate professor of philosophy at Queen’s University (Canada). A specialist in early modern rationalism and the Hellenistic era of ancient philosophy, his publications include Hellenistic and Early Modern Philosophy (2003) and Spinoza and the Stoics (forthcoming).
Jonathan Miller, a doctor of medicine, is an author, lecturer, television producer and presenter, and film and opera director who has held many acting and directing roles in theater. Between January 1988 and October 1990, Dr. Miller was artistic director of the Old Vic, and his most recent production in London was "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" for the Almeida Theatre.
Martin A. Miller
Martin A. Miller, a professor of history at Duke University, is working on a history of psychoanalysis in the Soviet Union.
Nancy K. Miller
Nancy K. Miller is distinguished professor of English and comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author, most recently, of Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent’s Death (2000).
Charles W. Mills
Charles Mills is John Evans professor of moral and intellectual philosophy at Northwestern University. He is the author of five books, most recently Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality (2010).
Marvin Minsky is Toshiba professor of media arts and sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His most recently published work is The Turing Option (a novel with H. Harrison, 1992). He is also the author of The Society of the Mind (1987), Robotics (1986), Artificial Intelligence (1972), Perceptrons (1969, enlarged edition 1988), and Semantic Information Processing (1968).
Svetlana Mintcheva is director of programs at the National Coalition Against Censorship and the founding director of NCAC’s Arts Advocacy Program, the only US national initiative devoted to the arts and free expression today. She is a coeditor of Censoring Culture: Contemporary Threats to Free Expression (2006).
Sidney Mintz is William L. Straus Jr. professor emeritus of anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. He edits the journals Food and Foodways and Journal of Gastronomy, and has published numerous books and articles, including Sweetness and Power (1985) and Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Culture, and the Past (1996).
Jeffrey A. Miron
Jeffrey A. Miron is professor of economics at Boston University and president of Bastiat Institute, Incorporated. He has published more than twenty-five articles in refereed journals and thirty op-eds in the Boston Herald, Boston Business Journal, and Boston Globe. His area of expertise is the economics of libertarianism, with emphasis on the economics of illegal drugs.
Philip Mirowski is Carl Koch professor of economics and the history and philosophy of science at the University of Notre Dame. His most recent book is More Heat Than Light (1989).
Nicholas Mirzoff professor of media, culture, and communication at New York University, works in the field of visual culture and is collaborating with the not-for-profit Islands First on a project concerning the visual culture of climate change. He is the author of The Right to Look A Counterhistory of Visuality (2010).
Ann Mische is a post-doctoral fellow at the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Center for the Social Sciences at Columbia University. She is currently working on several projects studying sociocultural network dynamics in the Brazilian Impeachment Movement.
Ferenc Miszlivetz is director of research at the Center for European Studies/Institute of Sociology in Budapest.
Robert W. Mitchell
Robert W. Mitchell is associate professor of psychology at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of Animals as Liars: The Human Face of Nonhuman Duplicity in Lying and Deception in Everyday Life (1993).
Wesley C. Mitchell
Wesley C. Mitchell (1874–1948), an economist and authority on business cycles, was one of the founders of the New School for Social Research and of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also taught at the Universities of Chicago and California, and at Columbia University. His publications include Business Cycles (1913), Business Cycles: The Problem and Its Setting (1927), and The Backward Art of Spending Money (1937).
William C. Mitchell
William C. Mitchell is professor of political science at the University of Oregon. He is the author of The American Polity and Sociological Analysis and Politics: Theories of Talcott Parsons.
Nikolay Mitrokhin is a research fellow at the University of Bremen’s Research Center for East European Studies. He is the author of (in Russian) The Russian Orthodox Church: Contemporary Consistence and Actual Problems (2004, 2006) and Russian Parly: The Russian Nationalist Movement in the USSR, 1953-1985 (2003).
James H. Mittelman
James H. Mittelman is assistant professor of political science at Columbia University and author of Ideology and Politics in Uganda (1975).
Arthur Mitzman, assistant professor of history, University of Rochester, is writing a book on Tonnies, Sombart and Michels.
Thandika Mkandawire is chair of African Development at the London School of Economics and Olof Palme professor at the Center for Future Studies in Stockholm.
Hassan Mneimneh is a journalist and co-director of Iraq Documentation Project. He is based at Harvard University, and a regular contributor the London-based Arabic newspaper al-Hayat.
Franco Modigliani (1918-2003), who was professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, wrote extensively on the long-run behavior of savings and income.
Tariq Modood is the director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol, UK. His recent publications include Multiculturalism: A Civic Idea (2007).
J. N. Mohanty
J. N. Mohanty is professor of philosophy at Temple University. He recently published Essays on Indian Philosophy (1993).
Dominique Moisi is associate professor at the University of Paris and assistant director of the Institute Francais des Relations Internationales.
Teboho Moja is visiting professor in administration leadership and technology at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education. She has written articles on higher education reform and is coauthor o f a forthcoming book on educational change in South Africa since the first democratic elections. She was appointed executive director and commissioner to the National Commission on Higher Education by President Nelson Mandela.
Giuseppina C. Moneta
Giuseppina C. Moneta is professor of philosophy at the University of Vermont.
Gary Mongiovi is associate professor of economics at St. John's University and co-editor of the Review of Political Economy.
Alan Montefiore is an emeritus fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, having retired in 1994 after over 30 years as a tutorial fellow in philosophy. A collection of his papers, Philosophy and the Human Paradox, was published in 2020. Recently he has been working on the implications of a cognitive agnosticism for a seriously ecumenical relationship between the different major religions.
Michael Mooney is special assistant to the executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Columbia University and associate director of the Institute for Vico Studies, New York.
Jonathan Moore served as a U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. between 1989 and 1992 and as a U.S. Coordinator for Refugees between 1986 and 1989. He is as associate at the Shorenstein Center for the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at the Kennedy School at Harvard, and works for the U.N. and other international agencies on post-conflict reconstruction.
Wilbert E. Moore
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George Mora is medical director of the Astor Home and Clinics for Children, Rhinebeck, N.Y., and research associate in the Department of the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. He is the co-editor of Psychiatry and Its History (1970).
Sidney Morgenbesser is professor of philosophy at Columbia University.
Hans Morgenthau was university professor of political science at the Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research from 1970 to 1980. He also held distinguished professorships at the University of Chicago and the City University of New York. He is author of Science: Servant or Master?
James A. Morone
James A. Morone is professor of political science and urban studies at Brown University. His books include The Politics of Sin in American History (2003).
Alan Morris is senior lecturer in sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand. His book Bleakness and Light: Inner-City Transition in Hillbrow is forthcoming (1999) and he is currently editing a volume entitled African Immigrants in South Africa.
Rosalind C. Morris
Rosalind C. Morris is professor of anthropology at Columbia University. She has written widely on questions of representation, value, and power in the age of mass media, focusing her ethnographic research on South Africa and mainland Southeast Asia. Her most recent book is The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea (with Daniel H. Leonard, 2017).
William R. Morrish
William R. Morrish is Elwood R. Quesada professor of architecture, landscape architecture and urban and environmental planning, at the School of Architecture, University of Virginia. Author of Civilizing Terrains: Mountains, Mounds and Mesas (2004), he is currently writing a book on lessons learned from rebuilding after Katrina.
David E. Morrison
David E. Morrison is research officer in sociology in the Department of Social Science and Humanities, The City University, London. He is coauthor of an empirical study of moral protest to be published in 1979.
Serge Moscovici is professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His books include The Age of the Crowd (Eng. Tr. 1985).
Sophia Moskalenko is a Research Fellow at Georgia State University and a Programme Management Specialist at the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, Hub for Behavioral Insights. She has coauthored several books, including Friction: How Conflict Radicalizes Them and Us (2016), The Marvel of Martyrdom: The Power of Self-Sacrifice in the Selfish World (2018), and Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of QAnon (2021).
Emanuel Moss is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center and a research analyst at Data & Society. His work focuses on the ethical, ideological, and socials dimensions of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the role of data scientists as producers of knowledge.
Mary Mothersill (1923-2008) was professor of philosophy emerita at Barnard College. Her recent writing includes The Moral Dilemmas Debate in Moral Dilemmas and Ethical Theory (1996).
Roy Mottahedah is Gurney professor of Islamic history at Harvard University. His major work including Loyalty and Leadership in Early Islamic Society (1980) and The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran (1985), is the premodern social and intellectual history of the Islamic Middle East. He is currently studying the medieval Middle Eastern literature on 'marvels.'
Chantal Mouffe is senior research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London.
J. Anthony Movshon
J. Anthony Movshon is director of the Center for Neural Science and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Center. He has written numerous articles in the area of neuroscience.
Nelipher Moyo is a senior research assistant in the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. She has coauthored several Brookings online publications, including articles on the African Growth and Opportunity Act and regional integration in Africa.
Russell Muirhead is the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics at Dartmouth College. He is the author of Just Work (2009), The Promise of Party in a Polarized Age (2014), and (with Nancy L. Rosenblum) A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy (2019).
Nils Muiznieks is director of the Latvian Center for Human Rights and Ethnic Studies. He is the author of numerous publications and also a regular contributor to the annual UNDP publication "Latvia. Human Development Report."
Debbie A. Mukamal
Debbie A. Mukamal is director of the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She coauthored After Prison: Roadblaocks to Reentry. A Report on the State Legal Barriers Facing People with Criminal Records (with Samuels, 2004).
Eric L. Muller
Eric L. Muller is the Dan K. Moore distinguished professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law. His work on the wartime imprisonment of Japanese Americans spans more than two decades and includes several monographs, many journal articles, museum exhibitions, and the podcast “Scapegoat Cities.”
Jan-Werner Müller is the Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences at Princeton University. His recent books include What Is Populism? (2016) and Democracy Rules (2021).
Staffan Müller-Wille is a university lecturer in the history of life, human, and earth sciences at the University of Cambridge. Among recent publications is a book co-authored with Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics (2018). He has published extensively on Carl Linnaeus and leads the project “Knowledges in Transit: Linnaeus’s Laplandic Journey (1732).”
Tara Mulqueen is a graduate student in law at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi teaches democratization and policy analysis at the Hertie School of Governance and chairs the European Research Centre for Anti-Corruption and State Building Research. She also codirects the EU FP7 five-year research project ANTICORRP.
Fabian Muniesa is a professor at the École des Mines de Paris – Université PSL. He is the author of The Provoked Economy: Economic Reality and the Performative Turn (2014). He is currently writing about finance and paranoia.
Anne Murcott is professor of the sociology of health at South Bank University, London and director of the Economic & Social Research Council (UK) Research Programme on the Social Science of Food Choice. Her publications include the co-authored The Sociology of Food: Eating, Diet and Culture (1983) and, most recently, the edited volume The Nation's Diet (1998).
Idus Murphree is associate professor of philosophy and social science at Ohio University. His publications include a recent article on Peirce's Theory of Inquiry.
Thomas H. Murray
Thomas H. Murray is associate professor in the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch--Galveston.
David E. Mutchler
David E. Mutchler, assistant professor of sociology at the Facultad Latinoamerica de Ciencias Sociales and Federal City College, has written widely on the role of the Church in Latin America.
Sankar Muthu is assistant professor of political science at the Graduate Faculty of the New School University. His paper 'Justice Beyond States: Kant's Cosmopolitan Right' is forthcoming in Constellations (2000) and he is currently working on the book Enlightenment and Empire: Humanity and Cultural Pluralism in Anti-Imperialist Political Thought.
John C. Mutter
John C. Mutter is professor in the Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences and of International and Public Affairs, director of Graduate Studies for the doctorate in sustainable development, and director of the Fellows program for the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He studies the relationship between natural systems and human well-being with particular focus on extreme events and the vulnerability of poor societies.
Justin B. Mutter
Justin B. Mutter is assistant professor of geriatric medicine, core faculty for the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, and a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, all at the University of Virginia. His clinical, teaching, and research interests include person-centered care and health policy for older adults.
Chandra Muzaffar is president of the International Movement for a Just World, which seeks to raise public awareness of the moral and intellectual basis of global justice. He was previously a professor at the Center for Civilizational Dialogue, University Malaya in Kuala Lumpur. He has written numerous books on religion, human rights, Malaysian politics, and international relations, including Rights, Religion, and Reform (2002).