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Michael MacDonald

Michael MacDonald is associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Mystical Bedlam (1981).

Alasdair MacIntyre

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

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

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

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).

Jennifer MacLeod

Jennifer MacLeod is a Harvard Law School Holmes Public Interest Fellow. She spent 2011 at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa.

Balint Madlovics

Bálint Madlovics is a research fellow at Financial Research Institute in Budapest (2018).

Richard Madsen

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).

Arup Maharatna

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).

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).

Armando Maggi

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.

Balint Magyar

Bálint Magyar was a member of the Hungarian Parliament (1990–2010), and minister of Education (1996–98; 2002–2006). He has published and edited numerous books on the post-communist mafia states since 2013. He was an Open Society Fellow for comparative studies in this field (2015–2016), and Hans Speier Visiting Professor at the New School (2017).

Manjari Mahajan

Manjari Mahajan is an assistant professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School.

Saba Mahmood

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

Joseph Maier is Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University. His most recent work is The Future of Democracy in Latin America (1975).

Laszlo Majtenyi

Laszlo Majtenyi is Parliamentary Commissioner on Data Protection and Freedom of Information in Hungary.

Boria Majumdar

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).  

Suzanne Maloney

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).

Myriam Miedzian Malinovich

Myriam Miedzian Malinovich is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Baruch College, City University of New York.


Mahmood Mamdani

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).

Robert Manchin

Robert Manchin is a research fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Ira L. Mandelker

Ira L. Mandelker earned his doctorate in sociology at the New School for Social Research.


Thomas Mann

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

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

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

Steven Marcus is George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. His most recent book is Freud and the Culture of Psychoanalysis (1984).

Maria 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).

Gerhard Mare

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

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

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

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.

Peter Marler

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

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).

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 Marty

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

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

Werner Marx is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate Faculty of the New School.

Will Maslow

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

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 tenBroek, 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.

Robert J. Matthews

Robert J. Matthews is associate professor of philosophy at Rutgers University.

Elzbieta Matynia

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

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.

Larry May

Larry May, professor of philosophy at Purdue University, is the author of The Morality of Groups (1987).

Rollo May

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).

John A. F. Maynard

Renate Mayntz

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

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).


WIlliam L. McBride

William L. McBride is professor of philosophy at Purdue University. His Sartre's Political Theory will be published soon.

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

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

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

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.

Colin McGinn

Colin McGinn is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. His most recent work is Problems in Philosophy (1993).

Linsey McGoey

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 McGrath

Melanie Grath is a PhD student in social psychology at the University of Melbourne. Her research examines changing concepts of harm and political polarization.

Donald McIntosh

Donald McIntosh wrote The Foundations of Human Society (1969) and is at work on a book called The Unconscious in State and Society.

Kristin McKie

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

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.

Ernan McMullin

Ernan McMullin is Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame University. He edited The Concept of Matter in Modern Philosophy (1976).

Patrick H. McNamara

Patrick H. McNamara is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of New Mexico. He edited Religion American Style (1974).