MICHAEL BEHE is associate professor of biochemistry at Lehigh University.
DAVID BERLINSKI is the author, most recently, of A Tour of the Calculus
(Pantheon) and The Body Shop (St. Martin's). He has taught philosophy
and mathematics in this country and in France.
ROBERT BERWICK co-directs MIT's Center for Biological and Computational Learning.
LISA COHEN's writing has appeared in Ploughshares, XXX Fruit,
and the Voice Literary Supplement.
JERRY A. COYNE is professor in the department of ecology and evolution at
the University of Chicago. He is currently working on the origin of species
in the fruit fly genus Drosophila.
RICHARD DAWKINS is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding
of Science at Oxford University. His books include The Blind Watchmaker
and Climbing Mount Improbable.
DANIEL DENNETT is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University
and the director of the Center for Cognitive Studies. His most recent book
is Kinds of Minds (Basic, 1996).
ROBERT DiSILVESTRO is associate professor of human nutrition at The Ohio
State University. His research interests include nutrition and clinical chemistry
of metalloproteins and biochemistry.
RUSSELL DOOLITTLE is a professor at the University of California, San Diego
and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. His major research interests
are in protein structure and evolution and in blood coagulation proteins.
TIMOTHY DONNELLY is poetry editor of Boston Review.
LYNN EMANUEL is professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. Her
first two books of poems, The Dig and Hotel Fiesta, have been
recently re-issued in one volume (Illinois).
RICHARD A. FELDMAN is executive director of the Worker Center, the Economic
Development & Workforce Division of the King County (Seattle) Labor Council,
DOUGLAS FUTUYMA is professor of ecology and evolution at SUNY Stony Brook.
He has published the textbook Evolutionary Biology and a critique of
creationism, Science on Trial. His research is on speciation and the
evolution of diet in herbivorous insects.
FORREST GANDER's most recent book is Deeds of Utmost Kindness (Wesleyan).
He edited and translated poems for Mouth to Mouth: Poems by 12 Contemporary
Mexican Women (Milkweed Editions).
AMY GERSTLER's ten books include Bitter Angel (awarded a National
Book Critics Circle Award in 1991), Nerve Storm, and Crown of Weeds
(forthcoming from Viking Penguin in March).
JONATHAN GILL teaches literature and humanities at Columbia University, where
he is completing a dissertation on anti-Semitism and American poetry.
PETER GODFREY-SMITH teaches in the philosophy department at Stanford University.
He is the author of Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature (Cambridge,
EAMON GRENNAN is from Dublin. His books are Wildly for Days, What
Light There Is & Other Poems, As If It Mattered, and the recently
published So It Goes.
PAUL HOOVER is the author of six poetry collections including Viridian,
winner of the Georgia Prize for 1996. Poet-in-Residence at Columbia College
Chicago, he is also editor of the literary magazine New American Writing
and the anthology Postmodern American Poetry (Norton).
PHILLIP E. JOHNSON is the Jefferson E. Peyser Professor of Law at the University
of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Darwin on Trial and Defeating
Darwinism--By Opening Minds.
IRA KATZNELSON is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia
University. His most recent book is Liberalism's Crooked Circle: Letters
to Adam Michnik (Princeton, 1996).
CAROLYN KOO's work has appeared in New American Writing, American
Letters & Commentary, First Intensity and Lingo. A recipient
of awards from the Illinois Arts Council and the Fund for Poetry, she is co-founder
and editor of the poetry journal no roses review.
DANIEL D. LURIA is a Scientific Fellow at the Industrial Technology Institute,
where he directs the Performance Benchmarking Service, the nation's most detailed
source of information on the performance of small and medium-sized manufacturing
firms. He is a member of the New Party.
HARRY MATHEWS is the author of five novels (The Conversions, The
Sinking of the Odradek Stadium, Tlooth, Cigarettes, and
The Journalist), poems, and essays. He divides his time between Paris,
New York City, and Key West.
MYRON ORFIELD is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives and adjunct
law professor at the University of Minnesota. He is the director of the Metropolitan
Area Program of the American Land Institute and the author of Metropolitics:
A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability (Brookings Institution/Lincoln
H. ALLEN ORR is associate professor of biology at the University of Rochester
and a David and Lucile Packard Fellow.
DOUGLAS POWELL's poems have appeared in Colorado Review, Puerto
Del Sol and elsewhere. His manuscript, Tea, was a finalist for
the AWP Award in Poetry.
JOEL ROGERS teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he directs
the Center on Wisconsin Strategy, a research and technical assistance center
on regional economic upgrading. He is Chair of the New Party.
MICHAEL RUSE is professor of philosophy and zoology at the University of
Guelph and the author of Monad to Man: The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary
JAMES A. SHAPIRO is a bacterial geneticist. His research analyzes how mobile
genetic elements rearrange the bacterial genome and how cellular control circuits
regulate the activities of these natural genetic engineering systems.
ALAN A. STONE is Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law and Psychiatry at Harvard
J. PHILLIP THOMPSON teaches political science at Barnard College. He was
formerly Director of Housing Coordination under New York's Mayor David Dinkins
and was a Deputy General Manager of the New York City Housing Authority.
KAREN VOLKMAN's book Crash's Law (Norton) was a 1995 National Poetry
Series winner. She teaches at New York University.
MARGARET WEIR is a senior fellow in the Governmental Studies Program at the
Brookings Institution. She is currently writing a book on the political isolation
of cities in the United States.