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Mohammed Tabishat is assistant professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology (SAPE) at the American University in Cairo. He has been writing about the “Arab spring” on jadaliyya.com, an Arabic/English website run by Arab intellectuals concerned with political and cultural criticism.
G. M. Tamas
G. M. Tamas is a Visiting Professor at Central European University. His most recent publication is Törzsi Fogalmak ("Tribal Concepts": Collected Philosophical Papers) (in Hungarian, 1999). His book On Global Fascism is in progress.
Giorgio Tagliacozzo is director of the Institute for Vico Studies, New York. With Donald Phillip Verene he edited Giambattista Vico's Science of Humanity (1976).
Koji Taira, member of the Economic Division, International Labour Office, has written extensively on Japanese labor problems, and is completing a book, Explorations in Japanese Labor Markets.
Kian Tajbakhsh is a fellow of the Committee on Global Thought and visiting professor of urban planning at Columbia University. He is the author of Who Wants What from Iran Now? The Post-Nuclear Deal U.S. Policy Debate, 2018; Hind Swaraj: Reading Gandhi’s Critique of Modernity in Tehran. 2018. He is completing a book on local government and politics in Iran.
Gunnar Take is a PhD candidate at the University of Flensburg, currently completing his doctoral research on the history of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy during the “Third Reich.” He studied economic and social history at the Universities of Heidelberg and Oxford.
Yasuhiko Taketomo is clinical professor of psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending physician at Montefiore Medical Center/The Jack D. Weller Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York, Westchester Division.
Jacques Taminiaux is Adelmann Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and the founder and director of the Centre d'etudes phenomenologiques at the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He is co-editor of The Thracian Maid and the Professional Thinker: Arendt and Heidegger (with Gendre, 1998).
Deborah Tannen is university professor and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University. Her publications include The Argument Culture (1998), Talking from 9 to 5 (1994), and Gender and Discourse (1993).
Jerrold Tannenbaum is clinical assistant professor at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is the author of 'Benefits and Burdens: Legal and Ethical Issues' in Veterinary Specialization.
Lance Taylor is Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development and director of the Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School University. His most recent book is Reconstructing Macroeconomics: Structuralist Proposals and Critiques of the Mainstream (2004).
Nathan Tarcov is professor of social thought, the Department of Political Science, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Locke's Education for Liberty (1984) and translator with Harvey C. Mansfield of Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy (1996).
Etienne Tassin is professor of political philosophy at the University Paris VII Denis-Diderot and a member of the Centre de Sociologie des Pratiques et des Representations Politiques. His publications include Le tresor perdu: Hannah Arendt, l'intelligence de l'action politique (1999) and Un monde commun: pour une cosmo-politique des conflits (2003), and he is the editor of L'humana condition politique: Hannah Arendt (2001).
Jacob Taubes, a lecturer in social philosophy at Harvard, is the author of A Bendliindische Eschatologie (1948) and of numerous articles for scholarly journals.
Irene Taviss is research assistant in Harvard University's program on technology and society. She has written articles on personal and interpersonal relations, on homes for the aged, and will soon publish an essay on technology and value change.
Charles Taylor is professor of political science at Northwestern University. His many works on religion, secularism and modernity include A Secular Age (2007) and Modern Social Imaginaries (2004).
Artin Terhakopian is a disaster and preventive psychiatry fellow, department of psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. He has written and is an educator in the field of disaster psychiatry with an emphasis on social epidemiology.
Richard W. Taylor
Richard W. Taylor is assistant professor of political science at Lehigh University. He has written for scholarly journals on various types of political problems, and has recently been engaged in research on the administrative structure of the United Kingdom.
Chin Liew Ten
Chin Liew Ten is professor of philosophy at Monash University in Australia. Most recently, he edited the volume Mill's Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy (Ashgate, 1999). He is the author of Mill on Liberty (Clarendon, 1980); Crime, Guilt and Punishment (Clarendon, 1987) and the editor of The Nineteenth Century (Routledge, 1994). He is currently working on a book about toleration in plural societies.
Sharon Tennyson is associate professor in the department of policy analysis and management at Cornell University. She is a noted expert on economic and policy issues related to insurance and has published extensively on topics related to insurance regulation and insurance fraud.
Lewis Thomas president emeritus of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, is currently scholar in residence at Cornell University Medical College.
Tin Maung Maung Than
Tin Maung Maung Than, a Myanmar national, is senior research fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. He has a PhD in politics from the University of London and has been studying Myanmar affairs for more than three decades.
H. S. Thayer
H. S. Thayer is professor of philosophy at the City College of the City University of New York. His books include Meaning and Action: A Critical History of Pragmatism (1968).
Annika Thiem is assistant professor of philosophy at Villanova University. Her research focuses on critical theory, the relation between religion and politics, and feminist and queer theory. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the temporality of theological tropes in Hermann Cohen and Walter Benjamin.
M. Ladd Thomas
M. Ladd Thomas is associate professor of political science at Northern Illinois University. A frequent contributor to professional journals, he is also co-author of A Survey of Local Government in the Philippines.
William O. Thweatt
William O. Thweatt is visiting assistant professor in the economics department of Vanderbilt University, where he is a member of the faculty in the Graduate Training Program in Economic Development, sponsored by ICA and attended by foreign civil-servant economists. He is the author of numerous articles published in scholarly journals, and has contributed a chapter to An Introduction to Modern Economics (1951).
Kenneth W. Thompson
Kenneth W. Thompson is Commonwealth Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs and Director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. His most recent book is The President and the Public Philosophy (1981).
Michael Thompson is director of The Musgrave Institute in London and a professor and senior research fellow at the University of Bergen in Norway. He is a co-author of Culture Matters (Westview, 1997) and has also co-authored Divided We Stand: Redefining Politics, Technology and Social Choice (University of Pennsylvania, 1990).
Nicholas S. Thompson
Nicholas S. Thompson is professor of ethology and psychology at Clark University. He is the author of Natural Design in the Behavior of Animals & Humans (forthcoming).
Victor Thompson is a fellow at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. His dissertation is entitled "Learning from Multiracial Identity: Theorizing Racial Identities from Response Variability on Questions about Race."
Erik Thorbecke is H. E. Babcock professor of economics and food economics at Cornell University. His most recent book, with Graham Pyatt, is Planning Techniques for a Better Future (1976).
Lester C. Thurow is a professor of economics and management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has been the Dean of the Sloan School of Business at MIT. His latest book is Fortune Favors the Bold: What We Must Do to Build a New and Lasting Global Prosperity (2003).
Miriam Ticktin is associate professor and chair of anthropology at the New School for Social Research. Her publications include the books Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France (2011) and In the Name of Humanity: The Government of Threat and Care (coeditor with Feldman, 2010).
Lionel Tiger is Darwin professor of anthropology at Rutgers University. His publications include The Decline of Males (1999) and Optimism: The Decline of Hope (1995).
Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965), a German-born theologian who taught at the Universities of Berlin, Marburg, Dresden, and Frankfurt, in 1933 became the first non-Jewish academic to be barred from teaching because of his public criticism of Hitler and the Nazi movement. He came to New York to join the faculty of the Union Theological Seminary, where he remained for 22 years. Among his many important books are The Courage to Be (1952) and Dynamics of Faith (1957), as well as his monumental Systematic Theology (1951). In 1956, he was awarded the highest service order of the German Federal Republic (the Grosses Verdienstkreuz) and the Goethe Medal from the City of Frankfurt am Main.
Mary Katherine Tillman
Mary Katherine Tillman is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy of the Graduate Faculty of the New School. She has written 'Scolastic and Averroistic Influences on the Roman de la Rose,' Annuale Mediaevale, (Duquesne University Press) 1970.
Charles Tilly is Joseph L. Buttenweiser professor of social science at Columbia University. His most recent book is The Politics of Collective Violence (2003).
Louise A. Tilly
Louise A. Tilly is Michael E. Gellert professor of history and sociology in the Graduate Faculty of the New School. She recently wrote Politics and Class in Milan (1992).
Nicholas S. Timasheff
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Justine Tinkler is associate professor of sociology at the University of Georgia. Her research focus is on the micro-level processes that reproduce race and gender inequality.
Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and editor of East European Politics and Societies. His most recent publication is Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and Their Aftermath (co-editor Antohi, 2000).
Nayereh Tohidi is assistant professor of women’s studies at California State University, Northridge. She has written extensively on women and gender, democratization, modernization, and Islamism (fundamentalism) in the greater Middle East, especially Iran and post-Soviet Azerbaijan. Her recent publications include Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity within Unity (1998).
Igor Tomes is the university professor of social policy and law at Charles University in Prague. His works include Socialni Politika, Teorie a Mezinarodni Zkusenost (Social Policy, Theory and International Experience) (1997).
Lydia Tomitova is the program associate for global social justice at the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs and contributing editor of Ethics & International Affairs.
Cameron Tonkinwise, director of design studies and doctoral studies at Carnegie Mellon University, researches what designers can learn from sociologies of technology studies, especially in relation to sustainable service systems. He is currently developing the practice of transition design.
Michael Tonry is Sonosky professor of law and public policy and director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. His books include Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980-99 (with Farrington, 2005).
Saadia Toor is associate professor of sociology at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. She is the author of The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan (2011) and has written extensively on the relationship between culture and politics, liberalism and the War on Terror, and gender/sexuality and “Islam.”
Benno Torgler is associate professor of economics and finance at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, is one of the editors of the journal 'Economic Analysis & Policy'. His primary research interest lies in the area of economics, but he has also published in journals with a political science, social psychology, sociology and biology focus.
John Torpey, professor of sociology at the Graduate Center is the author of The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship, and the State (2000) and Making Whole What Has Been Smashed: On Reparations Politics (2006).
Ricardo Torres Perez
Ricardo Torres Perez is a full professor with the Centro de Estudios de la Economía Cubana at the University of Havana. Among his recent publications are "Policies for Economic Growth: Cuba's New Era," in Cuba's Economic Change in Comparative Perspective (2014) and No More Free Lunch: Reflections on the Cuban Economic Reform Process and Challenges for Transformation (2014).
Alain Touraine is director of studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His books include The Self-Production of Society (1977) and The Voice and the Eye (1981).
Joel Towers is executive dean of Parsons The New School for Design. He also serves as an associate professor of architecture and sustainable design.
Alan Trachtenberg is Neil Grey, Jr. professor emeritus of English and professor emeritus of American studies, Yale University. His books include Reading American Photographs: Images as History (1989; winner of the Charles C. Eldredge Prize), Shades of Hiawatha: Staging Indians, Making Americans, 1890-1930 (2004; winner of the Francis Parkman Prize), and Lincoln’s Smile and Other Enigmas (2007).
David Tracy is the Greeley Distinguished Service professor emeritus of theology and the philosophy of religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Committee on Social Thought. He is currently writing a book on God based on his Gifford lectures.
Hans-Michael Trautwein is professor of international economics at Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg. He has published widely in the fields of monetary theory, business cycle theory, and international macroeconomics. He is currently president of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought.
Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos is assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. His book Becoming Multicultural: Immigration and the Transformation of Citizenship in Canada and Germany is forthcoming.
Jeremy Travis, president of CUNY's John Jay College of Criminal Justice, directed the National Institute of Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice from 1994-2000. He is the author of But They All Come Back: Facing the Challenges of Prisoner Reentry (2005).
Roy T. Tsao
Roy T. Tsao teaches political theory in the department of government at Georgetown University. His book Arendt’s Arguments will be published by Cambridge University Press.
Gaye Tuchman is associate professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She wrote Making News: A Study in the Construction of Reality (1978).
Ernst Tugendhat is emeritus professor of philosophy at Freie Univesitat in Berlin. He is the author of Vorlesungen uber Ethik (1993).
Berna Turam, director of international affairs program and professor of sociology at Northeastern University, is a political sociologist and ethnographer. Turam researches state-society interaction, particularly between ordinary Muslim people and secular states. She is the author of Between Islam and the State: The Politics of Engagement, and Gaining Freedoms: Claiming Space in Istanbul and Berlin, and the editor of Secular State and Religious Society: Two Forces at Play in Turkey. Turam’s latest work focused on the contested urban sites in Turkey and beyond. Currently, Turam is researching the refugee-receiving and -hosting cities. She is also co-authoring an article on the role of the Bar associations and the legal profession in fighting freedom violations of the right-wing populist authoritarian regime in Turkey.
Sherry Turkle is professor of sociology of science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet (1995), Psychoanalytic Politics: Jacques Lacan and Freud's French Revolution (1991), and The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit (1984).
Colin M. Turnbull
Colin M. Turnbull is professor of sociology and anthropology at Virginia Commonwealth University. His most recent book is The Mountain People (1973)
Sean Turnell is associate professor of economics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. A long-term observer of Burma's economy, he is the author of numerous publications and is an advisor to a range of key stakeholders in the country.
John C. Turner
John C. Turner is a professor and head of the division of psychology at the Australian National University. He is a coauthor of Social Influence (Blackwell, 1994) and Rediscovering the Social Group: A Self Categorizing Theory (Blackwell, 1987)
Meredeth Turshen is associate professor of urban studies and community health at Rutgers University. Author of What Women Do in Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa (1998) and Privatizing Health Service in Africa (1999), she is research cochair of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars and a member of the Editorial Board for the Review of African Political Economy. She is currently editing African Women's Health.
Howard Tuttle is associate professor and chairman of the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. He wrote Wilhelm Dilthey's Philosophy of Historical Understanding (1969).