Daniel Burston is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University. He is the author of The Legacy of Erich Fromm (1991), The Wing of Madness: The Life and Work of R. D. Laing (1996), and numerous articles on the history and theory of psychoanalysis.
Marianne DeKoven is Professor of English and Director of the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University. She is the author of Rich and Strange: Gender, History, Modernism (1991) and A Different Language: Gertrude Stein’s Experimental Writing (1983). Her current book project is on the sixties, feminism and postmodernism.
Denis Donoghue is University Professor and Henry James Chair of English and American Letters at New York University. His most recent book is Walter Pater: Lover of Strange Souls (1995). He is working on a book to be called The Practice of Reading.
Caryl Emerson is A. Watson Armour, III, University Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University. She has translated and commented upon the works of Mikhail Bakhtin, and has published widely on nineteenth-century Russian literature (Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pushkin) and literary critics, on Musorgsky, and on Russian opera and vocal music. She is currently completing a project on Bakhtin’s reception, or “reclamation,” in Russia from the 1920s through his centennial year.
Frances Ferguson is Professor of English and the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Solitude and the Sublime: Romanticism and the Aesthetics of Individuation (1993). She is currently completing Pornography: The Theory.
Stewart Justman is Professor of English at the University of Montana and author most recently of The Autonomous Male of Adam Smith (1993). He is at work on a study of the psychological fallacy.
Stephen A. Mitchell is on the adjunct faculty of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and the Psychology Doctoral Program of Teacher’s College, Columbia University. He is the editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues: A Journal of Relational Perspectives, and author of Relational Concepts in Psychoanalysis: An Integration (1988), Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis (1993), and (with Margaret Black) Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought (1995).
Gary Saul Morson is Frances Hooper Professor of Arts and Humanities, and Director of the Center for the Writing Arts, at Northwestern University. His most recent book is Narrative and Freedom: The Shadows of Time (1994).
Tzvetan Todorov is Directeur de recherches at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. He has most recently published, in English, Facing the Extreme (1996) and, in French, La vie commune and Les abus de la mémoire (1995).
Patricia H. Werhane is the Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics in the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Adam Smith and His Legacy for Modern Capitalism, Skepticism, Rules, and Private Languages, and several works in applied ethics.
Robert Wokler is a Reader in the History of Political Thought at the University of Manchester and coeditor (with Mark Goldie) of the forthcoming Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought. His more recent publications include the “Past Master” Rousseau (1995), an edition of Rousseau and Liberty (1995), and joint editions of Rousseau and the Eighteenth Century (1992), Diderot’s Political Writings (1992), and Inventing Human Science (1993).