Wendy Brown teaches political theory at the University of California, Berkeley. Her recent books include States of Injury: Power and Freedom in Late Modernity (Princeton, 1995); Politics Out of History (Princeton, 2001), and Left Legalism/Left Critique, co-edited with Janet Halley (Duke University Press, 2002). She is completing a book on tolerance discourse, provisionally entitled Regulating Aversion: A Critique of Tolerance in the Age of Identity.
William E. Connolly is Professor of Political Science At the Johns Hopkins University. His most recent book is The Ethos of Pluralization (Minnesota, 1995).
Michael Shapiro teaches in Political Science at the University of Hawaii and this year is a Visiting Professor at MacAlaster College in Minnesota. His most recent books include Reading the Postmodern Polity (Minnesota, 1992) and Reading “Adam Smith:” Desire, History and Value (Sage, 1993). His latest book is Violent Cartographies: Mapping Cultures of War (Minnesota, 1997).