Pierre Pachet, former professor of modern literature at the University Paris-7 has contributed to the translation in French of selected essays of H. Arendt (Penser l'evenement, Belin, 1989) and of W. H. Auden (Essais critiques, Belin, 2000).
Barbara Packer is Professor of English at the University of California at Los Angeles. Her article, "The Transcendentalists," appeared in The Cambridge History of American Literature, Vol. 7/ (1994) and "Emerson and the Terrible Tabulations of the French" is forthcoming in The Transient and Permanent in Transcendentalism (1999)
Vishnu Padayachee is a Senior Professor at the School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal. His articles have appeared in such journals as World Development, The Journal of International Development, and The Cambridge Journal of Economics. His books include Urban Vortex (2002) and the forthcoming volume The Development Decade: Social and Economic Change in South Africa (2005).
Thomas I. Palley is assistant professor of economics in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research. He recently completed Money, Credit, and Output: Macroeconomics with Post Keynesian Foundations (forthcoming 1995).
Orhan Pamuk has been the recipient of major Turkish and international literary awards. Among his novels are My Name is Red (2001), The New Life (1997), The White Castle (1990), and The Black Book (1994). His work has been translated into more than 30 languages. He currently lives in Istanbul.
Fabio Parasecoli is associate professor and director of the Food Studies Initiatives at The New School. A regular contributor to the Huffington Post, his next book Knowing Where It Comes From: Labeling Traditional Foods to Compete in a Global Market is slated for 2017 publication
Bhikhu Parekh, Lecturer in the Department of Political Studies, University of Hull, has most recently published Dissent and Disorder and The Morality of Politics. He is at work on a book dealing with the role of violence in politics.
Harold T. Parker, Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University, is now Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. His books include The Cult of Antiquity and the French Revolutionaries (1937).
W. Hays Parks is Special Assistant to the Judge Advocate General of the Army and Adjunct Professor of International Law, American University School of Law. In 2001 he received the United States Special Operations Command Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, the command's top civilian award. His articles have appeared in numerous military and legal journals.
Talcott Parsons was professor of sociology at Harvard University. He was the author of many books, among which were The Structure of Social Action, The Social System, and The American Societal Community.
Eric J. Pederson is a PhD student in the Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory at the University of Miami. His recent publications include "Do humans really punish altruistically? A closer look" (Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B., 2013).
Michael G. Peletz is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at Emory University. His books include Gender Pluralism: Southeast Asia since Early Modem Times (2009), which was designated by the journal Choice as an “Outstanding Academic Title, 2009.”
Ann Pellegrini is Associate Professor of Performance Studies and Religious Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University. Her books include Love the Sin:Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (coauthored with Jackson. 2004).'
Francesco Pellizzi is an associate in Middle American Ethnology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University and adjunct professor of art history at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science in New York.
Arno Penzias is Vice President and Chief Scientist at Bell labs, Lucent Technologies. He is the author of Digital Harmony (1995) and Ideas and Information (1989) and is currently working on The Next Fifty Years: Bell Laboratories Technical Journal.
Charmaine Pereira, an independent scholar-activist in Abuja, Nigeria, is Chairperson of the working group of the Legislative Advocacy Coalition on Violence Against Women, which presented a bill on violence against women to the Nigerian National Assembly. She has recently completed a study of gender and higher education in Nigeria, and is currently editing a collection of papers on globalization and democratization.
Martin Peretz is Chairman and Editor in Chief of the New Republic. He holds numerous honorary degrees, as well as the Medal of Distinction from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and the National Magazine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Essays and Criticisms from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
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Victor Perez-Diaz is Professor of Sociology at Complutense University of Madrid. He is the author of Spain at the Crossroads: Civil Society, Politics and the Rule of Law (1999) and The Return of Civil Society: The Emergence of Democratic Spain (1993).
Michel Perrin is a researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and a member of the Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale of the College de France and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. He wrote Le Chermin des Indiens morts: Mythes et symboles goajiro (1976).
Charles Perrow, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Yale University, is the author of over sixty articles and six books, including Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies (1984, rev 1999) and The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters (2007).
Olaf Peters is professor of modern art history and art theory at Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg. The curator of “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937,” a 2014 exhibition at the Neue Galerie, his books include Otto Dix: The Intrepid Look (2013) and Max Beckmann: The Mythologized Modernity (2015)
Anna L. Peterson is Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida. Her publications include the books Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion: Progressive Catholicism in El Salvador’s Civil War; Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World; and Residence on Earth: Utopian Communities in the Americas, and two collaborative volumes: Christianity, Globalization, and Social Change in the Americas and Religions of Latin America: Histories and Documents in Context.
Brandt Peterson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University. He writes and teaches on political violence, the state, race, and nationalism in Latin America. He is currently writing a book about nationalism and identity politics in El Salvador.
Adriana Petryna is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Faculty and Eugene Lang College, New School University. She is the author of Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl (2002) and is coeditor of a forthcoming book, Global Pharmaceuticals: Ethics, Markets, Practices, Studies. She is the author of numerous publications and also a regular contributor to the annual UNDP publication 'Latvia Human Development Report.'
Dominic Pettman is professor of culture and media at Eugene Lang College at the New School for Social Research. He is the author of numerous books, including Human Error: Species-Being and Media Machines (2011) and Infinite Distraction: Paying Attention to Social Media (2016).
Andre Philip is a former French Minister of Finance and currently Chairman of the Socialist Movement for the United States of Europe. He is also Professor at the University of Paris and the author of several books on economic and social planning including the two volume L' Histoire des Faits Economique et Sociaux Depuis I800 which was published this year.
Lisa Phillips, director of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, has authored numerous catalogs, essays, and articles nationally and internationally. She has been named and featured as a top New Yorker by New York magazine and Time Out New York and was named one of the top 100 businesswomen of the year by Crain’s magazine.
Jean Piaget was professor of psychology, director of the Institut des Sciences de L'Education, director of the Psychological Laboratory of Centre International de L'Epistemologie Genetique, and director of the International Bureau of Education, all at the University of Geneva. His works include The Child's Conception of Space and The Child and Reality: Problems of Genetic Psychology.
Mario Picon is a doctoral student in public policy and international development at the University of Maryland and a consultant with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. At the time this paper was prepared, he was a Senior Research Analyst at the Brookings Institution.
Jeffrey M. Pilcher is professor of history and cultural studies at the University of Toronto. His books include Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Food History (2012). He is co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Global Food History.
David Pimentel, professor of ecology and agricultural science at Cornell University, has authored Techniques for Reducing Pesticide Use: Economic and Environmental Benefits (1997) and co-edited with Marcia Pimentel Food, Energy, and Society (1996). He has committees for the National Academy of Science and U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy, among others.
Per Pinstrup-Andersen is Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). His prior positions include Director of the Cornell University Food and Nutrition Program and member of the Technical Advisory Committee to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
Robert Pippin is Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Grüner Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought and Philosophy at the University of Chicago. His publications include Modernism as a Philosophical Problem: On the Dissatisfactions of European High Culture (1991); Idealism as Modernism: Hegelian Variations (1997)
Jacqueline Pitanguy, a sociologist and political scientist, is Founder and Director of CEPIA (Citizenship, Studies, Information, and Action) in Brazil. Author of numerous articles and coauthor of several books, she is a Professor at the Pontificia Universidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro and a former cabinet member and President of the National Council for Women's Rights.
Anke Plagnol is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship and Isaac Newton Trust, Cambridge) at the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge. Her research interests include subjective wellbeing, gender equality, and female labor force participation.
Dwaine Plaza is a Professor of Sociology in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University. His work addresses subjects including hybridity and segmented assimilation among second-generation Caribbeans, and new Internet communication technology as transnational bridges for immigrants living in the diaspora.
Helmuth Plessner is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Goettingen. He has written widely on biological philosophy in Germany, and is currently working on a book to be entitled Zur Anthropologie der Sinne.
Andrei Plesu is Professor in the Department of Philosophy of Religion at the University of Bucharest, Rector of New Europe College, Bucharest, and Director of the weekly Dilemma, Bucharest. He is the author of The Language of Birds (1995). Plesu was the Minister of Culture in the first government after the Romanian Revolution (1989-1991).
David Plotke is Chair of Political Science at the Graduate Faculty of New School University. His recent publications include Democracy and Boundaries: Themes in Contemporary American Politics and The Success and Anger of the Modern American Right; the introduction to a new edition of The Radical Right (Bell, ed., 2000). He is finishing Democratic Breakup: From the Civil Rights Act to the End of the Democratic Order.
Robert Pollin is Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His books include Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity (2003) and Back to Full Employment (2012).
Sheldon Pollock is Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Columbia University. He is author of The Language of the Gods in the World of Men (2006) and founding editor of the Murty Classical Library of India (Harvard). In 2010 he was awarded the Padma Sri by the government of India.
Ross Poole is the author of Morality and Modernity (1991) and Nation and Identity (1999). He is currently working on a book entitled Past Justice. He was for many years Head of the Philosophy Department of Macquarie University, and remains an Adjunct Professor there. He now teaches in the Departments of Political Science and Philosophy at the New School for Social Research.
Mary Poovey is Professor of English and Director of the Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge at New York University. Her books include A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society (1998) and Making a Social Body: British Cultural Formation, 1930- 1864 (1995).
Theodore M. Porter is Professor and Vice Chair for Undergraduate Affairs in the Department of History at the University of California at Los Angeles. His publications include Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age (2004) and The Social Sciences in Cahan, ed. (2003).
Roy Porter is senior lecturer in the social history of medicine at the Wellcome Institute, London. He wrote English Society in the Eighteenth Century (1982) and edited Patients and Practitioners (1985).
Jerrold Post t is Professor of Psychiatry, Political Psychology, and International Affairs and Director of the Political Psychology Program at the George Washington University. His publications include The Psychological Evaluation of Political Leaders (2003) and Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World: The Psychology of Political Behavior (2004).
Adam Potkay is William R. Kenan Professor of Humanities and English at the College of William and Mary. His most recent book, The Story of Joy from the Bible to Late Romanticism (2007), won the Harry Levin Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association for Best Book in Literary History and Criticism, 2006-08.
Martin Potucek is the Director of the Institute of Sociological Studies and an assistant professor at Charles University in Prague. His most recent work in English is Formation of Social Policies in Visegrad Countries in Alestalo and Kosonen, eds., Welfare Systems and European Integration (1996).
Walter W. Powell is Research Associate in the Department of Sociology at the State University of New York--Stony Brook and the Center for Policy Research, New York City. His Getting in Print will be published in 1979.
Samantha Power, a policy fellow at the Open Society Institute, is the former Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. She covered the wars in the former Yugoslavia as a reporter for the US News and World Report and The Economist. She is the author of A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (2002).
Signe Preuschoft is Research Associate and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Living Links Center of the Yerkes Primate Center at Emory University. Her recent publications include Dominanc, Egalitarianism and Stalemate in Primate Males (Kappler, ed., 2000) and The Social Function of Smile and Laughter: Variations Across Primate Species and Societies in Nonverbal Communication: Where Nature Meets Culture (Segerstrale & Molnar, eds., 1997).
Gary Prevost is a professor of political science and Latin American studies at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University. He is the author and editor of numerous books and articles on Latin American affairs, including Politics in Latin America: The Power Game (with Vanden, 2002) and Cuban–Latin American Relations in the Context of a Changing Hemisphere (with Oliva Campos, 2011).
Kenneth Prewitt is the Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, vice president for Global Centers, and director of the Scholarly Knowledge Project at Columbia University. He has also served as director of the United States Census Bureau, director of the National Opinion Research Center, president of the Social Science Research Council, and senior vice president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
Ludger Pries is Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. He extensively works on international migration from a comparative perspective. His most recent publications include Migration und Ankommen. Die Chancen der Flüchtlingsbewegung (2016) and Cross-Border Migrant Organisations in Comparative Perspective (2012).
Christian R. Proaño is Assistant Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. His main research areas are international finance and business cycle forecasting, and his work has been published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; and Applied Econometrics, among others.
Franciszek Przetacznik, of the Division of Human Rights of the Secretariat of the United Nations, has been Senior Legal Adviser of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has written on human rights, diplomatic and consular law, the United Nations and the International Court of Justice, and maritime law.
George Psathas, Professor of Sociology at Boston University, has written several articles on the sociological aspects of nursing. He is at present preparing a momograph on 'The Structure of Directions: An Analysis of an Everyday Activity.'
Tom Pyszczynski is Professor of Psychology at Colorado University---Colorado Springs. His research deals with the role of self-esteem, cultural world views, and interpersonal relationships in the management of anxiety and fear. He is co-author (with Solomon and Greenberg) of In the Wake of 9/11: the Psychology of Terror (2003)