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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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 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).
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 decisionmaking under risk and uncertainty.
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.
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 Delinquincy (with Western and Kling, 2001) and coeditor of Incarcerating America: The Social Impacts of Mass Incarceration (2004).
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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, 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., 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).
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, 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.
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.
Neil L. Whitehead is Professor of Anthropology at Univ. 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 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 is Professor of Sociology and Vice-director, Institul of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences. He has written books on race relations theories, voting behavior, miIitar 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 Weiman is Alena Weis Hirschom ‘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).
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).
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).
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.
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.
Pelligrino Research Professor in Entomology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, and an honarary 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.
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.
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).
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).