Agha Shahid Ali is the author of seven books of poems, most recently The Country Without a Post Office. He teaches at the Univeristy of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Calvin Bedient's first book of poems, Candy Necklace, was published in 1997. He is professor of English at UCLA.
Charles Bernstein is author of My Way: Speeches and Poems.
Will Broaddus was an editor at several publishing houses in New York. He is currently living in Boston.
Margaret A. Burnham is a civil rights attorney. She teaches political science at MIT.
Stephen Burt is completing a dissertation on Randall Jarrell at Yale University.
Michael Davidson teaches at the University of California-San Diego.
Alan M. Dershowitz is Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard. His most recent book is Sexual McCarthyism: Clinton, Starr, and the Emerging Constitutional Crisis.
Jean Bethke Elshtain is Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago.
Anthony Paul Farley, a former prosecutor with the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, is assistant professor of law at Boston College.
Jyl Gentzler is associate professor of philosophy at Amherst College and fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School.
Allen Grossman's most recent book is The Philosopher's Window. He is Mellon Professor in the Humanities at The Johns Hopkins University.
Joel F. Handler teaches law at UCLA.
Bernard E. Harcourt is associate professor of law at the University of Arizona.
Brenda Hillman is the author of five books of poems, most recently Loose Sugar.
Russell Jacoby is author of Social Amnesia, Dogmatic Wisdom, The Last Intellectuals and other works. He teaches history at UCLA.
Dan M. Kahan, a former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, is professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School.
Robert Lietz's most recent book is After Business in the West: New and Selected Poems. He teaches at Ohio Northern University.
Tan Lin's first book, Lotion Bullwhip Giraffe, was published in 1996. He teaches English at the University of Virginia.
Tracey L. Meares is assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School.
Richard H. Pildes, a former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, is Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.
Elisha Porat is the author of The Messiah of LaGuardia, a collection of stories.
D. A. Powell's first book of poems, Tea, was published in 1998. He lives in San Francisco.
Eugene Rivers III is pastor of the Azusa Christian Community in Dorchester, Mass.
Vivian Rothstein currently works for the AFL-CIO. She directs a multi-union organizing campaign for low-wage workers at Los Angeles International Airport.
Alan Sacks, a Philadelphia judge, has translated Elisha Porat since 1988.
Scott Saul teaches jazz and American history at Yale. He is completing a book called How Deep is Our Freedom?: Hard Bop and the Movement of African-American Modernism.
Neil Shister, is writing a book titled Tom and Tom: The Nantucket Juice Guys and the Re-Casting of the American Dream.
Wesley G. Skogan is a professor at Northwestern University. He is the co-author of Community Policing, Chicago Style.
Carol S. Steiker, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at Harvard Law School, served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall.
Alan A. Stone is Toureff-Glueck Professor of Law and Psychiatry at Harvard.
Eva Thorne, a recent graduate of MIT's Ph.D. program in political science, lives in Dorchester, Mass., where she is a community organizer.
Lee Upton's most recent book is Approximate Darling. She teaches at Lafayette College.
Jeremy Waldron is Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law and Philosophy at Columbia University.
Kevin Young's first book, Most Way Home, won the National Poetry Series and the Zacharis First Book Prize. He is assistant professor at the University of Georgia.
Franklin E. Zimring is Director of the Earl Warren Legal Institute at the University of California-Berkeley. His most recent book is American Youth Violence.