- Notes on Contributors
Eleni Coundouriotis is Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut—Storrs. Her book Claiming History: Colonialism, Ethnography, and the Novel was published by Columbia University Press in 1999. She is also the author of "Authority and Invention in the Fiction of Bessie Head" (Research in African Literatures, 1996) and of other articles including "Dracula and the Idea of Europe"; "Landscapes of Forgetfulness: Reinventing the Historical in Ben Okri's Famished Road"; "Materialism, the Uncanny, and History in Toni Morrison and Salman Rushdie"; and "Writing Stories about Tales Told: Anthropology and the Short Story in African Literatures."
Louis-Jacques Dorais is Professor of Anthropology at Université Laval in Québec, Canada. He is the author of sixteen monographs and several dozen articles and book chapters on southeast Asian communities, on the Inuit, and on linguistic issues. These include Exile in a Cold Land: A Vietnamese Community in Canada (Yale Southeast Asia Studies, 1987); Les Communautés cambodgienne et laotienne de Québec (Université Laval, 1988); and Inuit Communities: An Introduction to Social Relations and Community Studies (Nunavut Arctic College, 2001).
Alex Dupuy is Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He is the author of Haiti in the New World Order: Limits of the Democratic Revolution (Westview Press, 1997) and of Haiti in the World Economy: Class, Race, and Underdevelopment Since 1700 (Westview Press, 1989). His most recent article is "The New World Order, Globalization, and Caribbean Politics," which appeared in New Currents in Caribbean Thought: A Reader, edited by Brian Meeks and Folke Lindahl (University of West Indies Press, 2001).
Grace Kyungwon Hong is Assistant Professor in the Department of English and the Program in American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of "'Something Forgotten that Should Have Been Remembered': Private Property and Cross-Racial Solidarity in the Work of Hisaye Yamamoto" (American Literature, 1999) and of book reviews on David Li's Imagining a Nation and Lisa Lowe's Critical Terrains.
Peter Rutland is Professor of Government at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he teaches Comparative Politics and Political Economy. He is also an Associate of the Davis Center for Russian Studies at Harvard University. Rutland is the author of three books and the co-editor of three others, as well as author of some fifty articles and book chapters. His most recent work includes Business and the State in Contemporary Russia (Westview Press, 2000) and such articles as "Putin's Path to Power" (Post-Soviet Affairs, 2000); "Paradigms for Russian Policy in the Caspian Region," in Energy and Conflict in Central Asia and the Caucasus, edited by Robert Ebel and Rajan Menon (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000); and "Mission Impossible? The IMF and the Failure of the Market Transition in Russia" (Review of International Studies, 1999).
Takeyuki Tsuda received his doctorate in anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and is currently Associate Director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the University of California—San Diego. He is the author of eight published articles, including "When Identities Become Modern: Japanese Immigrants in Brazil and the Global Contextualization of Identity" (Ethnic and Racal Studies, 2001); "Acting Brazilian in Japan" (Ethnology, 2000); "Transnational Migration and the Nationalization of Ethnic Identity among Japanese-Brazilian Return Migrants" (Ethos, 1999); and "The Permanence of 'Temporary' Migration: The 'Structural Embeddedness' of Japanese-Brazilian Migrant Workers in Japan" (Journal of Asian Studies, 1999).