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Mueni wa Muiu
Mueni wa Muiu is assistant professor of political science at Winston-Salem State University. Muiu is author of A New Paradigm of the African State (with Martin, 2008) and The Pitfalls of Liberal Democracy and Late Nationalism in South Africa (2008).
Biography not available.
Wages in Germany, 1871–1945. [National Bureau of Economic Research, No. 68, General Series.] [Review of book by Gerhard Bry], Vol. 28 No. 3 (Fall 1961)
Der Bolschevismus im Urteil der Deutschen Sozialdemokratie, 1903–1920. Veroeffentlichungen der Historischen Kommission zu Berlin beim Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut der Freien. [P. Losche], Vol. 36 No. 2 (Summer 1969)
Patricia M. Wald
Judge Patricia M. Wald is the outgoing United States judge on the 14-member panel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, which hears cases about wartime atrocities in the former Yugoslavia. Formerly she was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Nicholas Wade is a science editor at the New York Times.
Helmut R. Wagner
Helmut R. Wagner, professor of sociology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, is the author of Alfred Shutz on Phenomenology and Social Relations and is currently preparing two volumes on Phenomenology.
The Scope of Mannheim's Thinking (Note), Vol. 20 No. 1 (Spring 1953)
Soziologie: Geschichte ihrer Probleme. [In Series I/3, Orbis Academicus, Problemgeschichten der Wissenschaft in Dokumenten und Einzeldarstellungen: Fritz Wagner and Richard Brodfuhrer, eds.; W. Britzelmayr, F. Gessner, R. Scherer, G. Sohn, Vol. 21 No. 2 (Summer 1954)
Essays on Sociology and Social Psychology. (Edited by Paul Kecskemeti.) [Review of book by karl Mannheim], Vol. 21 No. 3 (Fall 1954)
Toward Understanding Germany. [Review of book by Robert H. Lowie], Vol. 21 No. 3 (Fall 1954)
Totalitare Eriziehung—Dar Erziehungssystem der Sowjetzone Deutschlands. [Schriften des Institutes fur politische Wisenchaft, Freie Universitat und Deutsche Hochschule fur Politik, Berlin, Band 3.], Vol. 22 No. 4 (Winter 1955)
Social Mobility in Britain. [Review of book by D. V. Glass], Vol. 27 No. 1 (Spring 1956)
A New Generation of German Labor, Vol. 23 No. 2 (Summer 1956)
Essays on the Sociology of Culture. [Review of book by Karl Mannheim], Vol. 24 No. 1 (Spring 1957)
Language, Thought, and Reality. [Selected writings, edited, with introduction, by John B. Carroll; foreword by Stuart Chase.], Vol. 31 No. 3 (Fall 1956)
The Cultural Sovietization of East Germany, Vol. 24 No. 4 (Winter 1957)
Systematic Sociology: An Introduction to the Study of Society. [ed. By J. S. Eros and W. A. C. Stewart.] [Review of book by Karl Mannheim], Vol. 25 No. 3 (Fall 1958)
Loyalty and Commitment in a Totalitarian Party, Vol. 26 No. 3 (Fall 1959)
Review Note—New Economic Man: Pigeons, Sentiments, and the Pay-Off, Vol. 29 No. 2 (Summer 1962)
The Social Theories of Talcott Parsons: A Critical Examination. [Review of book by Max Black], Vol. 29 No. 4 (Winter 1962)
Can Science Save Us? [Review of book by Deorge A. Lundberg], Vol. 30 No. 1 (Spring 1963)
Theories of Society: Foundations of Modern Sociological Theory. (2 vols.) [Loomis, Charles P., Zona K. Loomis. Modern Social Theories: Selected American Writers., Vol. 30 No. 2 (Summer 1963)
Human Behavior and Social Processes: An Interactionist Approach [Review of book edited by Arnold M. Rose], Vol. 30 No. 3 (Fall 1963)
One Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society. [Review of book by Herbert Marcuse], Vol. 632 No. 1 (Spring 1965)
Communication and Social Order. [Review of book by Hugh Dalziel Duncan], Vol. 32 No. 2 (Summer 1965)
Unity and Diversity in American Sociology, Vol. 34 No. 2 (Summer 1967)
Social Change and History: Aspects of the Western Theory of Development. [Review of book by Robert A. Nisbet], Vol. 36 No. 4 (Winter 1969)
Marx and Weber as Seen by Carl Mayer [Response to Mayer, 42:4], Vol. 42 No. 4 (Winter 1975)
Izabela Wagner is an associate professor at the Institute of Sociology and at Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, and a fellow at the French Institute for Migration Studies in Paris. She is the author of Producing Excellence: Making of a Virtuoso (2015), Becoming Transnational Professional: Kariery i mobilność polskich elit naukowych (2011), and Bauman: A Biography (2020). Her books have been translated from English into Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, French, and Polish.
Roy Wagner is professor and chairman of the department of anthropology at the University of Virginia. His books include Habu: The Innovation of Meaning in Daribi Religion (1972) and Lethal Speech: Daribi Myth as Symbolic Obviation (1978).
Brady Wagoner is a professor of psychology at the University of Copenhagen and Aalborg University. His books include The Constructive Mind: Bartlett’s Psychology in Reconstruction (2017), Handbook of Culture and Memory (2018), and, with Ignacio Brescó de Luna and Sarah H. Awad, Remembering as a Cultural Process (2019). In 2021 he received the Humboldt Research Award for lifetime contributions to science.
Haskell P. Wald
Haskell P. Wald, visiting lecturer in the Graduate Faculty of the New School, is a frequent contributor to economic journals, and was editor of Agricultural Taxation and Economic Development, published by the Harvard Law School in 1954.
A Neglected Dimension of Fiscal Policy, Vol. 24 No. 4 (Winter 1957)
Fiscal Theory and Political Economy: Selected Essays. [Review of book by James M. Buchanan], Vol. 28 No. 2 (Summer 1961)
Appreciation of the Indian Pupee: A Study of International Monetary Mechanism. [Review of book by K. Venkatagiri Gowda], Vol. 28 No. 3 (Fall 1961)
On the Evolving Strategy of International Monetary Cooperation (Note), Vol. 28 No. 4 (Winter 1961)
Lectures on Monetary Management. [University of Bombay Series in Monetary and International Economics, No. 1] [Review of book by C. R. Whittlesey], Vol. 29 No. 1 (Spring 1962)
Dividends Under the Income Tax. [A Study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.] [Review of book by Daniel M. Holland], Vol. 29 No. 3 (Fall 1962)
The Share of Top Wealth-Holders in National Wealth, 1922–56, A Study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. [Review of book by Robert J. Lampman], Vol. 29 No. 4 (Winter 1962)
Cherryl Walker is professor in the department of sociology and social anthropology, Stellenbosch University and the former land claims commissioner for KwaZulu-Natal. She is the author of 'Piety in the Sky? Gender Policy and Land Reform in South Africa' in Journal of Agrarian Change, 3.1 and 3.2, 2003.
Gina Luria Walker
Gina Luria Walker is a professor of women’s studies at the New School’s School for Public Engagement and director of The New Historia, a global initiative promoting recovery of earlier women. Her recent publications include The Invention of Female Biography (editor, 2017).
James C. Walker
James C. Walker is senior lecturer in philosophy and education at the University of Sydney, Australia.
Margaret Urban Walker
Margaret Urban Walker is Donald J. Schuenke Chair Emerita in Philosophy at Marquette University. She has published widely on moral repair, including the books Moral Contexts (2003); Moral Repair: Reconstructing Moral Relations after Wrongdoing (2006); and What is Reparative Justice? (2010).
James Walkup studied philosophy at Yale University and University of St. Andrews before getting his PhD in clinical psychology from The New School. He has taught at Rutgers University for almost 30 years, serving as chair and director of clinical training in its doctoral PsyD clinical program; he is also a faculty member at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.
Immanuel Wallerstein is the director of the Fernand Braudel Center at SUNY Binghamton. He is author of Unthinking Social Science (1991) and has most recently published After Liberalism (1995).
Roy Wallis, lecturer in the department of sociology, University of Stirling, is working on a sociological analysis of Scientology.
E. V. Walter
Biography not available.
Ronald G. Walters
Ronald G. Walters is professor of history at the John Hopkins University. His most recent book is American Reformers, 1815–1860 (1978).
Ann Waltner is assistant professor of history at the University of Minnesota.
Matthew J. Walton
Matthew J. Walton is Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford. His research focuses on religion and politics in Southeast Asia, with a special emphasis on Buddhism and politics in Myanmar.
Paul Walton, lecturer in sociology at the University of Bradford, England, is senior author of a book in preparation, Images of Man in Social Theory.
Michael Walzer is professor at the school of social science at Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ; and coeditor of Dissent. Among his recent books are Politics and Passion: Toward a More Egalitarian Liberalism (2004) and Arguing about War (2004).
Civility and Civic Virtue in Contemporary America, Vol. 41 No. 4 (Winter 1974)
What Does It Mean to Be an American?, Vol. 57 No. 3 (Fall 1990)
The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success), Vol. 69 No. 4 (Winter 2002)
Where Do We Go From Here? New and Emerging Issues in the Prosecution of War Crimes and Acts of Terrorism, Vol. 69 No. 4 (Winter 2002)
What Does It Mean to Be an American?, Vol. 71 No. 3 (Fall 2004)
Tiancheng Wang is a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. His publications include the prizewinning paper, 'The Backbone of a Constitution: A Preliminary Inquiry into Its Legal Attributes' (1988), and co-translations of a number of Western Political Classics. He is also the founder of the independent party, the Liberal and Democratic Party of China and the founder of Free Labor Union of China. Due to his pro-democracy activities in China, he was arrested and imprisoned from 1992 through 1997. Upon his release, he was banned from lecturing at universities and faced restriction on publishing opportunities.
Martin Wangh is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Albert Einstein Medical School of Yeshiva University, New York, and a member of the faculty of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.
James P. Warburg
McKenzie Wark is associate professor and chair of culture and media, Eugene Lang College The New School. Wark's publications include A Hacker Manifesto (2004) and Dispositions (2002).
Felix Warneken is assistant professor in the department of psychology at Harvard University. His article “Human Altruistic Behaviors from a Developmental and Comparative Perspective” is forthcoming in Calcott et al.
Koko Warner is head of the environmental migration, social vulnerability, and adaptation section at the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security in Bonn, Germany. She researches risk management strategies of the poor in adapting to changing environmental and climatic conditions.
Marina Warner is the president of the royal society of literature and professor of English and creative writing at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her books include Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale (2016), Stranger Magic: Charmed States & The Arabian Nights (2013), and a new essay collection, Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art and Artists. She is currently working on a memoir of her Cairo childhood, and a study of sanctuary and literature.
Marx W. Wartofsky
Marx W. Wartofsky is distinguished professor of philosophy at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His most recent book is Models: Representation and the Scientific Understanding (1979).
Mary C. Waters
Mary C. Waters is the M. E. Zukerman professor of sociology at Harvard University. She is the author of numerous publications, including Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age (with Kasinitz, Mollenkopf, and Holdaway 2008).
Biography not available.
Goodwin Watson (1899–1976) was a professor at Teachers College at Columbia University and founder of the Union Graduate School of the Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities.
Harold L. Wattel
Biography not available.
Pricing in Big Business: A Case Approach. [Review of book by A. D. H. Kaplan, Joel B. Dirlam, and Robert F. Lanzillotti], Vol. 26 No. 1 (Spring 1959)
The Powerful Consumer: Psychological Studies of the American Economy. And The Consumer's Manifesto: A Bill of Rights to Protect the Consumer in the Wars Between Capital and Labor., Vol. 28 No. 2 (Summer 1961)
Jerry Watts is assistant professor of Afro-American studies at the University of California at Davis.
Bruce C. Wearne
Bruce C. Wearne teaches secondary-school subjects at Mt. Evelyn Christian School while working toward his Ph.D. at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
Elke U. Weber
Elke U. Weber is the Jerome A. Chazen professor of international business at Columbia Business School, and professor of psychology and Earth Institute Professor at Columbia University. She is an expert on behavioral models of judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty.
R. S. Weckstein
Biography not available.
Andrew Wedeman’s publications include Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China (2012), selected by Foreign Affairs as one of 30 best international relations books of 2012, and numerous articles in academic journals, including China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, and China Review.
Hans-Ulrich Wehler is professor of modern history at the University of Bielefeld.
Patrick Weil is senior research fellow at CNRS, University of Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne. His publications include How to be French: Nationality in the Making since 1789 (2009).
David Weiman is Alena Wels Hirschorn '58 professor of economics at Barnard College. He is coauthor of The Labor Market Consequences of Incarceration, Crime and Delinquency (with Western and Kling, 2001) and coeditor of Incarcerating America: The Social Impacts of Mass Incarceration (2004).
Biography not available.
Sidney Weintraub is professor of economics in the graduate division of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Price Theory (1949). Income and Employment Analysis (1951), and numerous articles in professional journals dealing with economics, political economy, and business. During the summer session, 1953, he was visiting professor in the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research.
Margaret Weir assistant professor of government at Harvard University, wrote (with Ira Katznelson) Schooling for All Classes: Race and the Decline of the Democratic Ideal.
Victor Weisskopf is institute professor emeritus of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of Theoretical Nuclear Physics, with John M. Blatt (1952) and Knowledge and Wonder: The Natural World as Man Knows It (2nd ed., 1979).
Walter A. Weisskopf
Walter A. Weisskopf is professor emeritus of economics at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He wrote The Psychology of Economics (1955) and Alienation and Economics (1971).
Sasha Reinhard Weitman
Sasha Reinhard Weitman, assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University, is conducting an empirical investigation of the nature and causes of the French Revolution, based on comparative data from the separate provinces.
Daniel J. Weitzner
Daniel J. Weitzner is deputy director of the Center for Democracy and Technology. His most recent publication is Abundance and User Control: Renewing the Democratic Heart of the First Amendment in the ASC of Interactive Media (coauthored with Jerry Berman). Weitzner and Berman are also authors of the two successful Supreme Court challenges to the Communications Decency Act: Reno vs. ACLU. This paper is based, in part, on a presentation delivered by Mr. Weitzner at the Academy for the Third Millenium's Conference on Internet and Politics.
Carl Friedrich von Weizscaker
Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker is director of the Max Planck Institute on the Preconditions of Human Life in the Modern World, Starnberg, and the author of Die Einheit der Nature (1971).
Ai Weiwei is a Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism. As a political activist, he has been critical of the Chinese government’s stance on democracy and human rights. He currently resides and works in Beijing.
Robert P. Weller
Robert P. Weller is assistant dean and adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at Duke University. His most recent book is Unities and Diversities in Chinese Religion (1987).
Albrecht Wellmer, professor emeritus at the Free University of Berlin, has taught philosophy in Frankfurt am Main, Toronto, New York, Constance and Berlin. His publications include Critical Theory of Society (1971), The Persistence of Modernity (1991), Endgames (1998), Sprachphilosophie (2004), and Versuch uber Musik und Sprache (2009).
Alexander Welsh, Emily Sanford professor emeritus of English at Yale University, is the author of, Hamlet in His Modern Guises (2001). His latest book, What Is Honor? invites philosophers and others—not to mention politicians—to take this question seriously.
A King Lear of the Debtors' Prison: Dickens and Shakespeare on Mortal Shame, Vol. 70 No. 4 (Winter 2003)
Business is Busyness, or the Work Ethic, Vol. 72 No. 2 (Summer 2005)
State-of-the-Art Impersonations for Comedy and Everyday, Vol. 75 No. 4 (Winter 2008)
Re-embodiments of the Soul, for Seeing is Believing, Vol. 83 No. 4 (Winter 2016)
Harald Welzer is the director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research at Essen and research professor of social psychology at the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany. His publications in English include 'The Collateral Damage of Enlightenment: How Grandchildren Understand the History of National Socialist Crimes' and 'Their Grandfather’s Past' (in Cohen-Pfister and Wienroeder-Skinner, 2006).
Michel Wensing is a full professor of health services research and implementation science at Heidelberg University. He is embedded in the Department of General Practice and Health Services Research of Heidelberg University Hospital. His academic work focuses on the organization, performance, and outcomes of healthcare, with a particular interest in primary care.
Wlodzimierz Weoslowski is a member of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw.
No biography available.
James V. Wertsch
James V. Wertsch is Marshall S. Snow professor of arts and sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. He is director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, director of international and area studies, and professor in the department of anthropology. His publications include Voices of Collective Remembering (2002) and The Cambridge Companion to Vygotsky (coedited with Daniels and Cole, 2007).
Anna Wessely is senior fellow at the Central European University Humanities Center and associate professor, Institute of Sociology, ELTE University. Her publications in English include Intellectuals and the Politics of the Humanities (ed., 2002).
Robert L. West
Robert L. West, associate director, Rockefeller Foundation, is working on an assessment of United Nations operations in the Congo.
J. H. Westergaard
Bruce Western is professor of sociology, Princeton University. His publications include Punishment and Inequality in America (2006) and Mass Imprisonment and the Life Course: Race and Class Inequality in U.S. Incarceration (with Pettit, 2004).
Joseph W. Westphal
Joseph W. Westphal, former chancellor of the University of Maine system and provost at the New School, has also served as assistant secretary of the army and head of the U.S. Army Corps Engineers and then as acting secretary of the army.
Kevin J. Wetmore Jr.
Kevin J. Wetmore Jr. is chair and professor of theatre arts at Loyola Marymount University. He is the author of Post-9/11 Horror in American Cinema (2012), Back from the Dead: Reading Remakes of Romero's Zombie Films as Markers of Their Times (2011), and The Theology of Battlestar Galactica (2012).
Laura Wexler is assistant professor of American and women's studies at Yale University and the co-author of Pregnant Pictures (2000).
Thomas R. Whitaker
Thomas R. Whitaker is Hilles professor emeritus of English and theater at Yale University. He is the author of Fields of Play in Modern Drama (1977)
Harrison C. White
Harrison White is the Giddings professor of sociology at the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Center for the Social Sciences at Columbia University. He is the author of Identity and Control (1992) and is currently working on a book about the dynamics of production markets.
Howard B. White
Howard B. White, professor of political science, graduate faculty of the New School, author of Peace Among the Willows, is working on two books, one on American political thought and the other on the soul and the self.
Materialists and the Sociology of American Literature, Vol. 7 No. 2 (Summer 1940)
Shakespeare and Democracy [Review of book by Alwin Thaler], Vol. 9 No. 4 (Winter 1942)
Arms and Policy 1939–1944 [Review of book by Hoffman Nickerson], Vol. 13 No. 3 (Fall 1946)
Midwest at Noon [Review of book by Grahm Hutton], Vol. 15 No. 1 (Spring 1948)
American Radicalism 1865–1901, Essays and Documents [Review of book by Chester McArthur Destler], Vol. 15 No. 3 (Fall 1948)
Edmund Burke on Political Theory and Practice, Vol. 17 No. 1 (Spring 1950)
The American Presidency in Action—1789 [Review of book by James Hart], Vol. 22 No. 1 (Spring 1950)
Paths to the Present [Review of book by Arthur M. Schlesinger], Vol. 18 No. 1 (Spring 1951)
Patriotism and the Citizen Soldier, Vol. 18 No. 4 (Winter 1951)
Political Realism and Political Idealism: A Study in Theories and Realities [Review of book by John H. Herz], Vol. 16 No. 1 (Spring 1952)
The Problem of Loyalty in American Political Thought, Vol. 21 No. 3 (Fall 1954)
The Appeals of Communism. [Review of book by Gabriel A. Almond, Vol. 22 No. 2 (Summer 1955)
Comment on Maslow's Uses of Law [22:3], Vol. 22 No. 3 (Fall 1955)
Political Faith and Francis Bacon, Vol. 23 No. 3 (Fall 1956)
The English Solomon: Francis Bacon on Henry VII, Vol. 24 No. 4 (Winter 1957)
Bacon, Bruno, and the Eternal Recurrence, Vol. 25 No. 4 (Winter 1958)
Freedom, Virtue, and the First Amendment. [Review of book by Walter Berns], Vol. 26 No. 3 (Fall 1959)
The Processed Voter and the New Political Science, Vol. 28 No. 2 (Summer 1961)
The New Political Science Re-examined: A Symposium—Comment, Vol. 29 No. 2 (Summer 1962)
Richard White, Margaret Byrne professor of American history at Stanford University, is the author of The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires and Republic in the Great Lakes Region, 1650–1815, a finalist for the 1992 Pulitzer Prize. His research focuses on the American Northwest, and on social, environmental, and cultural cross-currents.
Sheldon H. White
Sheldon H. White is professor of psychology at Harvard University. His most recent book is Human Development in Today's World (1976).
Neil L. Whitehead
Neil L. Whitehead is professor of anthropology at University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is the author of numerous works on South Africa, his most recent volumes include Violence (2004), Terror, Violence and the Imagination (2005), and War in the Tribal Zone (with James Currey 1999). He is currently working on issues of sexuality, violence and the end of the human.
James Q. Whitman
James Q. Whitman is Ford Foundation professor of comparative and foreign law at Yale University. His recent works include the books Harsh Justice (2003) and The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Religious Roots of the Criminal Trial (2008).
Jerzy J. Wiatr
Jerzy J. Wiatr is professor of sociology and vice-director, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences. He has written books on race relations theories, voting behavior, military sociology, general sociology and historical materialism. He is now working on a cross-national study of local politics and social change and a book, Studies in the Theory of Nationality.
David F. Wieman
David Weiman is Alena Weis Hirschom ‘58 professor of economics at Barnard College. He is co-author of The Labor Market Consequences of Incarceration, Crime and Delinquency (with Western and Kling, 2001) and co-editor of Incarcerating America: The Social Impacts of Mass Incarceration (2004).
Aaron Wildavsky, assistant professor of government at Oberlin, spent 1954–55 in Australia as a Fulbright scholar. Apart from his writings on Australian political questions, his works include Dixon-Yates: A Study in Power Politics (Yale University Press).
P. J. D. Wiles
Margaret L. Wiley
Norbert Wiley is associate professor of sociology at the University of Illinois, Urbana. He is currently working on a book entitled Substantive Sociology.
Richard Wilkinson is professor of social epidemiology at The University of Nottingham, UK. His research interests include health inequalities and the social determinants of health. His most recent book is The Impact of Inequality: How to Make Sick Societies Healthier (2005).
Biography not available.
Cynthia Willett is a professor of philosophy at Emory University. Her authored books include Irony in the Age of Empire: Comic Perspectives on Freedom and Democracy (2008); The Soul of Justice: Racial Hubris and Social Bonds (2001); and Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities (1995). She has edited the anthology Theorizing Multiculturalism (Oxford, 1998) and is a co-editor for MIT's Symposia on Gender, Race, and Philosophy.
Julie Willett is an associate professor of history at Texas Tech University. She has published on the history of women’s work and community in the nail and hairdressing industries, including Permanent Waves: the Making of the American Beauty Shop (2000). She edited The American Beauty Industry Encyclopedia (2010) and is completing a book on the history of men, childcare, and the nature of women’s work.
Bernard Williams is Deutsch professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is Making Sense of Humanity (1995).
Rosalind Williams is dean of students and undergraduate education and the Metcalfe professor of writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of Notes on the Underground—An Essay on Technology, Society and the Imagination (1990) and Dream Worlds: Mars Consumption in Late 19th Century France (1982). She is currently working on The Roots/Routes of Modem Life: Studies in Geography and Imagination.
John Willoughby is associate professor of economics at American University in Washington D.C., and the author of Capitalist Imperialism, Crisis and the State (1986).
dawn m. Wilson
Dawn M. Wilson is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Hull and a trustee of the British Society of Aesthetics. She works on language, thought, images, technology, and art. Her article “Photography and Causation” launched a debate known as the “New Theory” of photography, and her latest project explores analogies between photography and music.
Edward O. Wilson
Pelligrino research professor in entomology, department of organismic and evolutionary biology, Harvard University, and an honorary curator in entomology at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology. His recent books include The Future of Life (2002) and Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (1989).
Langdon Winner is professor of political science and is director of graduate studies in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Winner is the author of The Whale and the Reacton A Search for Limits in and Age of High Technology (1986), Autonomous Technology: Technics-out-of-Control as a Theme in Political Thought (1977). He is currently working on Political Artifacts: Design and the Quality of Public Life.
E. G. Winslow
E. G. Winslow is assistant professor in the division of social science at York University, Toronto.
Ted Winslow is associate professor in the division of social science, York University, Ontario, Canada. He is working on a book on psychoanalysis and the psychological foundations of Keynes's economics.
Ernst Karl Winter
Biography not available.
The Rise and Fall of Austrian Labor, Vol. 6 No. 3 (Fall 1939)
National Socialism and the Roman Catholic Church [Review of book by Nathaniel Micklem], Vol. 7 No. 2 (Summer 1940)
What Germany Forgot [Review of book by James T. Shotwell], Vol. 8 No. 4 (Winter 1941)
Germany the Aggressor Throughout the Ages [Review of book by F.J.C. Hearnshaw], Vol. 9 No. 1 (Spring 1942)
The Social Life of Primitive Man [Review of book by Sylvester A. Sieber and Franz H. Mueller], Vol. 9 No. 2 (Summer 1942)
Yves Winter is assistant professor of Political Science at McGill University, has published essays in such journals as Political Theory, International Theory, and New Political Science. He is the coeditor of Gouvernementalität und Sicherheit: Zeitdiagnostische Beiträge im Anschluss an Foucault (2008).
Biography not available.
M. Norton Wise
M. Norton Wise is professor of history and codirector of the Center for Society and Genetics at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has recently edited Growing Explanations: Historical Perspectives on Recent Science (Duke, 2004) and coedited, with Angela N. H. Creager and Elizabeth Lunbeck, Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, Exemplary Narratives (Duke, 2007).
Frederick Wiseman, an independent filmmaker and the General Manager of Zipporah Films Inc., has made 31 documentary films, including Titicut Follies (1967) and Near Death (1989). His awards include the Irene Diamond Life-Time Achievement Award from the Human Rights Watch Film Festival (2000).
Jon D. Wisman
Jon D. Wisman is associate professor of economics at American University in Washington D.C.
Daniel Wit is visiting associate professor of government at Indiana University. His present article was written when he was Director of the University of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Research Project on the implications of atomic-power development for American foreign policy.
Kathrin Wittler is a postdoctoral researcher in general and comparative literature at the Freie Universität Berlin. Her award-winning first book on German Jewish literary orientalism, ca. 1750–1850, was published in 2019. In her forthcoming second book, she investigates how the aesthetics of the lyrical poem are linked to solitude.
Natalie Wolchover writes about physics as a senior writer and editor for Quanta Magazine, with bylines also in Nature, The New Yorker online, Popular Science and other publications. Her writing will be featured in 2020 volume of The Best American Science and Nature Writing and appeared in The Best Writing on Mathematics 2015, and she has won several awards including the American Institute of Physics’ 2017 Science Communication Award.
Alan Wolfe is Dean and Michael E. Gellert professor of social and political science in the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research. His books include Whose Keeper? Social Science and Moral Obligation (1989).
Charles T. Wolfe
Biography not available.
Matthew Wolfe is a doctoral candidate in sociology at New York University.
Robert Paul Wolff
Robert Paul Wolff is professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His most recent book is Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital (1985).
Sheldon S. Wolin
Sheldon S. Wolin, who taught politics at the University of California Berkeley and at Princeton University, is the author, most recently, of The Presence of the Past: Essays on the State and the Constitution (1989).
Hannah Arendt and the Ordinance of Time, Vol. 44 No. 1 (Spring 1977)
Postmodern Politics and the Absence of Myth, Vol. 52 No. 2 (Summer 1985)
Democracy in the Discourse of Postmodernism, Vol. 57 No. 1 (Spring 1990)
Richard Wollheim is Grote professor of philosophy of mind and logic, University of London. His previously published works include Art and its Objects and Freud.
Dennis H. Wong
Dennis H. Wrong, visiting professor of the graduate faculty of the New School, is professor of sociology and chairman of the university heights department of sociology at New York University.
Ruth Wooden is president of Public Agenda. She also serves on the Boards of US Trust Company, Research!America, Phoenix House Foundation, Demos, and Civic Ventures, San Francisco.
Stephanie Woolhandler is a professor of public health at the City University of New York. Together with Dr. Himmelstein, she cofounded Physicians for a National Health Program, which advocates single-payer national health insurance for the United States.
Minky Worden is director of global initiatives at Human Rights Watch, where she develops and implements international outreach and advocacy campaigns. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she is the editor of The Unfinished Revolution (2012) and China’s Great Leap (2008), and the coeditor of Torture (2005)
Stephen T. Worland
Stephen T. Worland, professor of economics at Notre Dame University, wrote Scholasticism and Welfare Economics (1965).
Francis D. Wormwuth
Biography not available.
The Supreme Court and State Police Power: A Study in Federalism. [with foreword by W. W. Pierson.] [Review of book by Ruth Locke Roettinger], Vol. 25 No. 3 (Fall 1958)
The Philosophy of Law in Historical Perspective. [Review of book by Carl Joachim Friedrich], Vol. 26 No. 2 (Summer 1959)
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vols. 7–15. [Review of books edited by Julian P. Boyd], Vol. 19 No. 2 (Summer 1961)
Political Justice: The Use of Legal Procedure for Political Ends. [Review of book by Otto Kirchheimer], Vol. 29 No. 1 (Spring 1962)
The Purpose of American Politics. [Review of book by Hans Morgenthau], Vol. 24 No. 2 (Summer 1963)
David H. Wright
David H. Wright teaches art history at the University of California, Berkeley. He edited the facsimile edition of the Vespasian Psalter (1967).
Gordon Wright is W. H. Bonsall professor of history, Stanford University. He is the author of France in Modern Times, Rural Revolution in France, and The Ordeal of Total War, 1939–1945.
Gwendolyn Wright is professor of architecture and history at Columbia University and author of Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America (1983).
Harrison M. Wright
Harrison M. Wright, associate professor of history, Swarthmore College, is the editor of The New Imperialism (1961), and is writing a book on the policies of Cape Colony toward the Bantu from 1880 to 1910.
Quincy Wright is a visiting research scholar at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and visiting professor of international law in the graduate faculty of the New School, is widely known for his writings and activities in the field of international relations.
Frieda Wunderlich (1884–1965) was professor of economics and sociology at the Berlin Training College; Editor of Sociale Praxis. She joined the faculty at the University in Exile at The New School for Social Research in 1933 where she taught for 20 years. She authored several books including Labor under German Democracy (1940).
New Aspects of Unemployment in Germany, Vol. 1 No. 1 (Spring 1934)
National Recovery Measures in the United States. [Review of book by International Labour Office.], Vol. 1 No. 2 (Summer 1934)
The Social Aspects of Rationalization. [Review of book by International Labour Office.], Vol. 1 No. 2 (Summer 1934)
Insecurity. A Challenge to America. [Review of book by Abraham Epstein.], Vol. 1 No. 2 (Summer 1934)
The United States Employment Service. [Review of book by Ruth M. Kellogg.], Vol. 1 No. 2 (Summer 1934)
Unemployment in Germany since the War. [Review of book by Kenneth Ingram Wiggs.], Vol. 1 No. 2 (Summer 1934)
The Origins of the International Labor Organization. [Review of publication edited by James T. Shotwell.], Vol. 2 No. 1 (Spring 1935)
Conciliation and Arbitration in Industrial Disputes. [Review of study by International Labour Office.], Vol. 2 No. 2 (Summer 1935)
Die Frauenfrage in Deutschland. Stromungen und Gegenstromungen 1790–1930. Sachlich geordnete und erlauterte Quellenkunde. [Review of book by Hans Sveistrup and Agnes von Zahn-Harnack.], Vol. 2 No. 2 (Summer 1935)
International Survey of Legal Decisions on Labour Law, 1932. (Eighth Year). [Review of survey by International Labour Office.], Vol. 2 No. 2 (Summer 1935)
Russia's Iron Age. [Review of book by William Henry Chamberlin.], Vol. 2 No. 3 (Fall 1935)
Some Aspects of Social Work in the German Democratic Republic, Vol. 3 No. 1 (Spring 1936)
Part Three: The Bearing of Education: Education in Nazi Germany, Vol. 4 No. 3 (Fall 1937)
What Next in Unemployment Insurance?, Vol. 5 No. 1 (Spring 1938)
Labour Relations in Republican Germany. An Experiment in Industrial Democracy [Review of book by Nathan Reich], Vol. 6 No. 1 (Spring 1939)
The German Universities and National Socialism [Review of book by Edward Y. Hartshorne Jr.], Vol. 6 No. 3 (Fall 1939)
Das Existenzminimum in Deutschland [Review of book by J. Rosen], Vol. 8 No. 4 (Winter 1941)
British Unemployment Programs 1920–1938 [Review of book by Eveline M. Burns], Vol. 9 No. 3 (Fall 1942)
Men on the Move [Review of book by Nels Anderson], Vol. 9 No. 4 (Winter 1942)
The Nationalist Socialist Conception of Landed Property, Vol. 12 No. 1 (Spring 1945)
The National Socialist Agrarian Program, Vol. 13 No. 1 (Spring 1946)
Union Policy and Incentive Wage Methods [Review of book by Van Dusen Kennedy], Vol. 13 No. 2 (Summer 1946)
Social Insurance versus Poor Relief, Vol. 14 No. 1 (Spring 1947)
Relief and Social Security [Review of book by Lewis Meriam], Vol. 14 No. 1 (Spring 1947)
Social Insurance in the United States, Vol. 17 No. 1 (Spring 1950)
New York's Antidiscrimination Law, Vol. 17 No. 2 (Summer 1950)
Agriculture and Farm Labor in the Soviet Zone of Germany, Vol. 19 No. 2 (Summer 1952)
Codetermination in German Industry, Vol. 20 No. 1 (Spring 1953)
Freedom and Welfare: Social Patterns in the Northern Countries of Europe. [Review of book by George R. Nelson], Vol. 21 No. 3 (Fall 1954)
A Policy for Skilled Manpower. [Review of book by the National Manpower Council], Vol. 22 No. 4 (Winter 1955)
Julius Wyler (1891–1959) was a member of the graduate faculty at the New School for Social Research in 1941–1956 where he lectured on various topics including world economy and economic research.
The Share of Capital in National Income—United States, United Kingdom and Germany, Vol. 10 No. 4 (Winter 1943)
The National Income of Soviet Russia, Vol. 13 No. 4 (Winter 1946)
Umriss einer Geschichte der Preise und Lohne in Deutschland, com ausgehenden Mittelalter bis zum Beginn des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts [Review of book by N. J. Elsas], Vol. 14 No. 3 (Fall 1947)
Principles of National Income Analysis [Review of book by Carl S. Shoup], Vol. 16 No. 1 (Spring 1949)
The Population of Switzerland [Review of book by Kurt B. Mayer], Vol. 19 No. 2 (Summer 1952)
The Formation of the Swiss Democracy, Vol. 20 No. 2 (Summer 1953)
The Role of Government Product in National Income, Vol. 26 No. 2 (Summer 1959)
The Fertility of American Women. [Census Monograph Series, sponsored by the Social Science Research Council and the Bureau of the Census.], Vol. 26 No. 3 (Fall 1959)