Eli Sagan is guest lecturer in the Department of Sociology in the New School Graduate Faculty. He is the author of The Honey and the Hemlock: Democracy and Paranoia in Ancient Athens and Modern America (1991).
Atef Said is an Egyptian human rights attorney and PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He is the author of Torture Is a Crime against Humanity (published in Arabic, 2008). He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation, tentatively titled “The Egyptian Revolution of 2011: Politics of Classes, Tahrir and the State.”
Laney Salisbury is co-author of Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art (2009) and The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic (2003). She is also a professor of journalism at University at Albany, SUNY, and a former reporter with the Associated Press and Reuters.
András Sajó is Professor of Legal Studies at Central European University. His publications include Limiting Government: An Introduction to Constitutionalism (1999) and Political Corruption in Transition: A Sceptic's Handbook (coeditor, 2002).
Naomi Sakr lectures on the political economy of communication and communication policy and development at the University of Westminster, UK. She is the author of Satellite Realms: Transnational Television, Globalization and the Middle East (2001) and a report on 'Women's Rights and the Arab Media' (2000).
Renata Salecl is a philosopher and sociologist working as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her books include (Per) Versions of Love and Hate (1998), On Anxiety (2004) and Choice (2010).
Djavad Salehi-Isfahani is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Honorary Professor at the Institute for Research and Planning and Development in Tehran. He is a Research Fellow and member of the Advisory Board of the Economic Research Council for Arab Countries, Iran and Turkey, and is on the Editorial Board of the Middle East Report (MERIP). His current research is in human resources and the economics of the family in the Middle East, especially Iran.
Warren Samuels is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Michigan State University. He specializes in the history of economic thought, methodology and the economic role of government. His Essays on the History of Economics is forthcoming with Routledge in 2004. His principal research is on the use of the concept of the invisible hand.
Paul A. Samuelson, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author of Economics (8th ed. 1970), Foundations of Economic Analysis, and The Collected Papers of Paul A. Samuelson, vol. III, which is to be published this year.
Judit Sandor is Professor of Law and Political Science at Central European University. Her publications in English include 'Genetic Testing, Genetic Screening and Privacy' in The Ethics of Genetic Screening (1999).
Ellis Sandoz has written on themes in the philosophy of history as well as that of myth and society in other publications. He is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute.
John S. Santelli is Professor and Chairman, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.
David J. Saposs has recently returned from an eight-month sojourn in Europe, where he continued his study of international labor developments. At present he is working on a book to be called Ideologic Conflicts in the International Labor Movement, and is gathering data for another on post-merger labor developments.
Daniel Sarewitz is Professor of Science and Society and Co-director of the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes at Arizona State University. His work focuses on revealing the connections between science policy decisions, scientific research, and social outcomes.
Louis A. Sass is associate professor of clinical psychology at Rutgers University. He is a coeditor of Hermeneutics and Psychological Theory (1988) and is currently working on a book on madness and modernism.
Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and a member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Her newest book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (2014).
Debra Satz is Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, professor of philosophy, and senior associate dean for the humanities and arts at Stanford University. Her recent books are Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Limits of Markets (2010) and Occupy the Future (coeditor, 2012).
Wolfgang Sauer is Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. He is co-author (with Bracher and Schulz) of Die Nationalsozialistische Machtergreifung, and has also published 'National Socialism: Totalitarianism or Fascism?,' American History Review 73, (1967). He is currently preparing a sociological analysis of the German educated class in the early twentieth century, as well as further studies in Weimar intellectual history.
Maggie Scarf is Writer-in-Residence at Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, and Senior Fellow at the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale. She is the author of Intimate Worlds: Life Inside the Family (1995) and Intimate Partners: Patterns in Love and Marriage (1987), a New York Times best seller.
Simon Schama professor of history at Harvard University, is the author of The Embarrassment of the Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (1987) and Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (1989).
Frederick Schauer, Academic Dean and Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His publications include Free Speech: A Philosophical Enquiry (1982), and Playing by the Rules: A Philosophical Examination of Rule-Based Decision-Making in Law and in Life (1991).
David Scheffer was Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues in the Clinton administration, where he was engaged in the establishment of and support for international criminal tribunals and led the United States delegation to the UN talks on the International Criminal Court. He is currently Senior Vice President of the United Nations Association of the United States.
Bertram Schefold is Professor of Economics at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt am Main. He has published more than 40 books and 250 articles on economic theory and its history, and energy policy, and has been the subject of two festschrifts.
Emanuel A. Schegloff is a Professor of Sociology at UCLA, currently on a Guggenheim Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford. His many publications include Whose Text? Whose Context? (Discourse and Society, 1997) and Practices and Actions (Discourse Processes, 1997).
Jonathan Schell is the Peace and Disarmament Correspondent at The Nation and Harold Willins Peace Fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence and the Will of the People (2003) and A Hole in the World: A Story of War, Protest and the New American Order (2004), a compilation of his 'Letters from Ground Zero' columns.
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Paul Scherz is an associate professor of moral theology and ethics at the Catholic University of America and a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He holds doctorates in both genetics and moral theology. His book, Science and Christian Ethics (2019), investigates contemporary moral formation in science.
William E. Scheuerman will be joining the political science faculty of Indiana University at the end of the year. He is author of Liberal Democracy and the Social Acceleration of Time (2004), Carl Schmitt: The End of Law (1999), and Between the Norm and the Exception: The Frankfurt School and the Rule of Law (1994). He is presently working on a study of Hans Morgenthau.
Herbert I. Schiller is Research Associate Professor, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Illinois, and editor of The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business. He is working on the resources issues which face the United States.
John R. Schmidhauser is Professor of Political Science, Univeristy of Iowa. He has written two books on the Supreme Court and a third one on constitutional law. With Larry L. Berg, he has written Congress and the Supreme Court: the Post World War II Era, 1945-1968, which will appear this year.
Gavin Schmidt is the director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and works on the simulation of climate in the past, present, and possible futures. He coauthored, with Joshua Wolfe, Climate Change: Picturing the Science in 2009, and in 2011 was the inaugural recipient of the AGU Climate Communications Prize. His 2014 TED Talk has been viewed over a million times.
Cathy Lisa Schneider is Associate Professor at the School of International Service, American University, and the author of Shantytown Protest in Pinochet's Chile (1995). Her publications also include 'Racism, Drug Policy and AIDS' (Political Science Quarterly, 1998) and 'Framing Puerto Rican Identity' (Mobilization, 1997). This article in Social Research is part of a larger project on state violence, identity construction, and spaces of resistance.
Louis Schneider is Professor of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin. Among other books, he wrote Sociological Approach to Religion (1970) and co-edited The Idea of Culture in the Social Sciences (1973).
Ulrich J. Schneider is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Leipzig. He served as co-editor for Twentieth Century Russian Philosophy (1996) and is the author of Spirits Past: An Archaeology of the History of Philosophy (1990).
Michael F. Schober is Dean of Psychology at the Graduate Faculty, New School University and an associate editor of Discourse Processes. His recent publications include 'Different Kinds of Conversational Perspective-taking' in Social and Cognitive Psychological Approaches to Interpersonal Communication (1998).
Bob Scholte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, is the Editor-in-Chief of the Northwestern University Studies in Philosophy and Anthropology and co-editor of Epistemological Foundations for Cultural Anthropology.
Trevor Scholz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Culture and Media Studies at Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts. He is the founder of the Institute for Distributed Creativity. He is coeditor of The Art of Free Cooperation (2007).
Ellen Schrecker is Professor of History at Yeshiva University who has written extensively about academic freedom and the Cold War red scare. Among her publications are No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities (1986), and Many are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America (1998). She is currently working on a book about American higher education today.
Natasha D. Schüll is a cultural anthropologist and associate professor at New York University. She studies digital media and subjecivity and is the author of Addiction by Design. Her forthcoming book, Keeping Track, details new modes of introspection and governance engendered by digital self-tracking technologies.
Edwin M. Schur, who received his M.A. degree from the Graduate Faculty of the New School in 1957, is now working towards a doctorate in sociology at the London School of Economics. He has published several articles on socio-Iegal topics.
Bernard Schurman is Professor of Economics, University of Rhode Island. His article is part of a larger monograph which will examine Soviet welfare programs and their relation to Marxist economic goals and to the Soviet Communist Party.
Reiner Schrumann (1941-1993) was professor of philosophy in the Graduate Faculty of the New School. His publications include Heidegger on Being and Acting: From Principles to Anarchy (1986) and Broken Hegemonies.
Alfred Schutz (1899-1959) was professor in philosophy at the Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research from 1943 to 1960. He was well known for his phenomenological studies, among which are 'On Phenomenology and Social Relations: Selected Writings' and 'The Phenomenological World'.
Gesine Schwan is Professor of Political Science at the Free University of Berlin and a member of the Presidium of the Deutsche Vereeniging fur Politische Wissenschaft. She is the author of Politics and Guilt: The Destructive Potential of Science (2001).
Barry Schwartz, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Georgia, has addressed collective memory issues in many articles and books, including George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol (1987), Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory (2000), and Abraham Lincoln, Eroding Idol: History and Memory in the Post-Heroic Era (2008).
Ernesto Schwartz-Marin, a research fellow in the department of anthropology and earth sciences at Durham University, was the principal investigator of the ESRC (UK)-sponsored Citizen-Led Forensics project. He is now the chief innovation officer at Gobernanza Forense Ciudadana.
David Schwartzman, Associate Professor of Economics in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, has written extensively on the problem of monopoly power, and is currently studying the growth of productivity in the distributive trades.
Libby Schweber is Assistant Professor at Harvard University's Department of Sociology. Her publications include Styles of Statistical Reasoning: The French Liberal Tradition (reconsidered in Beaud and Prevost, eds., 2000).
Richard A. Shweder is a cultural anthropologist and the Harold Higgins Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Human Development in the Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago. His books include Thinking through Cultures: Expeditions in Cultural Psychology and Why Do Men Barbecue? Recipes for Cultural Psychology.
Susan Schweik is Professor and Associate Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California at Berkeley, is the author The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public (History of Disability) (2009), among others. Her interests also include twentieth century poetry, and war literature.
Arthur Schweitzer, Professor of Economics at Indiana University, is particularly interested in the comparative analysis of economic systems. He is a contributor to the UNESCO volume entitled The Third Reich (1954), and has written widely on different phases of the Nazi economy.
Ilse Schwidetzky is Professor and Director of Anthropology at the Anthropologisches Institut, Universitaet Mainz, Germany. She has written widely on the biology of populations, and is completing studies on the social biology of Westphalia.
David Scobey is executive dean of The New School for Public Engagement at The New School. An American studies scholar and leading voice for academic civic engagement, he has written widely on the current state of American higher education.
Harvey Scodel holds a master’s degree in Philosophy from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as an M.B.A. from the same institution. He is the author of Diaeresis and Myth in Plato's Statesman (1987). He works as a commercial real estate appraiser in San Francisco.
Nicholas Scoppetta has been New York City's Fire Commissioner since December 30, 2001. He is a former Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice; Commissioner of Investigation for the City of New York; Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York; Assistant District Attorney, New York County; and Commissioner for the Administration for Children's Services.
Joan Scott t is Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study. She served on the Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure (Committee A) of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) from 1993 to 2006 and as chair of the committee from 1999- 2005. Her most recent book is The Politics of the Veil (2007).
Michael Scott is a professor of classics and ancient history at University of Warwick. His research has focused on Greek religion, particularly the oracle and sanctuary of Delphi. He is the author of several books on the ancient Mediterranean world, and ancient global history. He has written and presented a range of documentaries for National Geographic, History Channel, ITV, and BBC. More about his work can be found here: www.michaelscottweb.com
Catherine Seavitt is an associate professor of landscape architecture at City College of New York and principal of Catherine Seavitt Studio. Her research focuses on design adaptation to sea level rise in urban coastal environments and explores novel landscape restoration practices given the dynamics of climate change.
Mona Sedky, a graduate of the University of California, is Dean of the Higher Institute of Social Service, Alexandria, and a Technical Advisor for Industrial Welfare. She has also served on various government committees in Egypt.
Gay Seidman teaches sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her books include Beyond the Boycott: Labor Rights, Human Rights and Transnational Activism (2007). She is currently researching urban “service delivery” protests in the global South.
Janet S. Seigel, formerly Assistant Professor of History at Roosevelt College, Chicago, has recently been American correspondent for Le Populaire de Paris. She has conducted extensive research on various aspects of French political life.
Adam B. Seligman is professor of religion at Boston University and Director of the International Summer School on Religion and Public Life. His publications include Modest Claims, Dialogues and Essays on Tolerance and Tradition (2004).
William Seltzer is a Senior Research Scholar at Fordham University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology. He was formerly Director of the United Nations Statistics Division and consultant to the Prosecutor's Office, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Willi Semmler is the Henry Arnhold Professor of Economics and Research Fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, New School for Social Research, and Research Fellow at the Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany. His publications include Asset Prices, Booms, and Recessions (2011).
Amartya Sen, winner of 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, is Lamont University Professor at Harvard University. Among his most recent books are India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity (coauthor, 1995) and On Economic Inequality (1997).
Emma Seppala is the Associate Director at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and Honorary Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds.
Ismail Serageldin is Vice President for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development for The World Bank and Chairman of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). He has designed and managed a range of poverty-focused projects in developing countries and is an internationally published author on many development-related topics.
James Serpell is associate professor of human ethics and animal welfare in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the editor of The Domestic Dog: Its Evolution, Behaviour and Interactions with People (1995).
Anwar Shaikh is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research and associate editor of the Cambridge Journal of Economics. His essay on his intellectual biography is included in the most recent edition of the book Eminent Economists (forthcoming, 2013).
David Shapiro is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training the New School University's Graduate Faculty. He is the author, most recently, of Dynamics of Character: Self-regulation Psychotherapy (2000). His research deals with the psychopathology of character and its treatment
Ian Shapiro is Sterling Professor of Political Science and Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. Among his books are The State of Democratic Theory (2004) and The Moral Foundations of Politics (2003).
Dr. Nina Shapiro is professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. She is the author of HYPE: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice: How to Tell What's Real and What's Not (2018).
Galina Shaton teaches classes in human rights education, international education, and gender studies. She is the author of six books and more than fifty articles. She participated in the implementation of the discipline of gender studies and establishing gender education in her home country of Belarus. She has managed projects on gender leadership, international education and human resource management and is involved in many international education projects around the world.
Naiem A. Sherbiny, author of numerous books and papers on the Middle East, has been on the faculty at Berkeley, Wisconsin, Harvard, AUC, and Georgetown; and economist at the Arab Fund in Kuwait and the World Bank in Washington. Presently, he represents the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development in the United States, and is director at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Foundation. He lives and works in Arlington, Virginia.
Yael D. Sherman is the author of “Neoliberal Femininity in Miss Congeniality” in Feminism at the Movies, “Fashioning Femininity: Clothing the Body and the Self in What Not to Wear” in Exposing Lifestyle Television: The Big Reveal (2008), and “Tracing the Carnival Spirit in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Feminist Reworkings of the Grotesque” in Thirdspace. She teaches at Spelman College.
Bob Shireman is a senior fellow at The Century Foundation working on education policy. He served in the Clinton White House as a senior policy advisor to the National Economic Council, later founding the Institute for College Access & Success and its Project on Student Debt. As deputy undersecretary of education in the Obama Administration in 2009-10, he led efforts to address predatory practices by colleges.
Judith N. Shklar (1928-1992) was John Cowles professor of government at Harvard University. She was the author of nine books on political philosophy including, Ordinary Vices (1988). Two volumes of her essays, entitled Redeeming American Political Thought (1998) and Political Thought and Political Thinking (1998), were published posthumously.
Ephraim Shoham-Steiner is a Kreitman Postdoctoral Fellow in the History Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev at Be'er Sheva, Israel. He is currently working on a book on Jewish social attitudes toward marginal individuals (the physically impaired, lepers and madmen) in medieval European-Jewish communities.
David Shulman is a professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializes in the cultural history of Southern India and has published many books in this field, most recently Tamil: A Biography (2016). He is also an activist in Ta’ayush, an Israeli-Palestinian peace group active in the southern West Bank and Jordan Valley.
Miles F. Shore is Bullard Professor of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center of the Harvard Medical School. He was formerly Associate Dean for Community Affairs and Professor of Community Health and of Psychiatry at the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Ilana Friedrich Silber is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She recently published Virtuosity, Charisma and Social Order: A Comparative Sociological Study of Monasticism in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Catholicism (1995).
Robert H. Silbering is President of Forensic Investigative Associates (USA) Inc., an international corporate investigations firm specializing in corporate fraud, asset tracing and recovery, due diligence, and global intelligence. Formerly a Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York, he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Marc Silberman is professor of German and affiliate professor of Theater and Drama and of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he currently directs the Center for German and European Studies. His research and teaching focus on the politics of memory, political theater, and German film history. He edited The Brecht Yearbook from 1990-1995.
Andrew Silke is a forensic psychologist who has published extensively on terrorism and the psychology of suicide bombers. His most recent book is Terrorists, Victims and Society (2003). He is a Senior Research Associate with the University of St Andrews and serves on the United Nations Roster of Terrorism Experts.
Jacob Silverman, a freelance journalist, is a contributing editor for the Baffler and has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, and many other publications. He is the author of Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection. His website is www.jacobsilverman.com.
Jonathan Simon is Associate Dean of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program and Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear (2007).
Amy Singer is Professor of Ottoman History at Tel Aviv University. She is the author of Charity in Islamic Societies (2008). Her current work focuses on public kitchens in the second Ottoman capital, Edime.