Samuel A. Chambers is visiting assistant professor of government at the University of Redlands, where he teaches political theory and liberal studies. He is the author of Untimely Politics.
David Brian Howard is associate professor of art history at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He has published numerous articles on the history, politics, and theory of modernism in the United States and Canada after World War II and curated a retrospective exhibition on the Canadian modernist painter Art McKay.
Peter Melville Logan is currently completing a study of the intersection between the Victorian idea of culture and the anthropological idea of fetishism. At the University of Alabama, he teaches Victorian literature and critical theory in the Department of English.
Giuliana Lund is assistant professor of postcolonial studies in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program at Arizona State University. She has published articles on health and gender issues in Southern African literature and Wlm. She is currently working on a book about writing reconciliation in Zimbabwean and South African representations of trauma and healing.
Diana Moyer is assistant professor in the Department of Instructional Technology and Educational Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her areas of research include gender and the history of education and the intersections of cultural studies and educational foundations.
Naomi Pabst is assistant professor of African American studies and American studies at Yale University. Her interests in black diasporic literature and cultural studies, travel theory, feminist theory, and critical race theory converge in the manuscript she is currently revising, "Always a Little Different: A Politics of Blackness."
Thomas Pepper is a language worker who teaches in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of [End Page 264] Minnesota, and is a research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung.
Vaheed Ramazani is associate professor of French at Tulane University. His publications include The Free Indirect Mode: Flaubert and the Poetics of Irony and articles in PMLA, Boundary 2, and various other journals. He is currently completing a book-length manuscript about pain and power.
William Rasch is the Henry H. H. Remak Professor of Germanic Studies at Indiana University. He is the author of Niklas Luhmann's Modernity: The Paradoxes of Differentiation, editor of a collection of essays by Luhmann called Theories of Distinction: Redescribing the Descriptions of Modernity, and coeditor (with Cary Wolfe) of Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity. A collection of his essays on Carl Schmitt and the political will be published in German translation in 2003.
Bart Simon is assistant professor of sociology at Concordia University in Montreal. He has recently published Undead Science: Science Studies and the Afterlife of Cold Fusion, and his current research focuses on posthumanism and the cultures of digital games.
Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist who has worked in the Andean region for the past decade. Her research focuses on psychosocial trauma, violence and subjectivity, human rights, religious movements, and the cultural politics of reconciliation.
Klaus Thewelweit is one of Germany's leading intellectual voices. A longtime associate of the Department of Sociology of the University of Freiburg-im-Breisgau, he is also professor of theory at the Academy of Arts at Karlsruhe. His important contributions to the thinking and writing of the present include Male Fantasies, Object Choice: All You Need Is Love, the to-date three volumes of Das Buch der Koenige, Heiner Mueller: Traumtext, Der Pocahontas-Komplex, as well as numerous other works on music, writing, and the visual arts. With other musicians, he has also recorded the CD BST. [End Page 265]