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Notes on Contributors e r i c c o h e n is Director ofthe Bio­ technology and American Democracy program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Editor ofTheNewAtlantis. k a ta y o u n c h a m a n y is a faculty member in the Science, Technology, and Society program ofEugene Lang College, The New School. She uses a sociopolitical approach to teach courses in the area ofinfectious diseases, cell biology, and genetics. r i t a c o l w e l l . Chairman ofCanon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc., also serves as Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and on the faculty ofthe Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. p a u l e h r l i c h is President ofthe Center for Conservation Biology and the Bing Professor ofPopulation Studies at Stanford University. m . jo y c e l y n e l d e r s is Professor Emeritus at the University ofArkansas School of Medicine. She was appointed US Surgeon General by President Bill Clinton, and was the first women to hold that post. i r a f l a t o w is the host ofTalkofThe Nation: Science Friday on National Public Radio and the founder and President ofTalking Science, a nonprofit company dedicated to creating radio, TV, and Internet projects that make science user-friendly. r o b e r t g e o r g e is McCormick Professor ofJurisprudence and Director ofthe James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is a member ofthe President’s Council on Bioethics. p a u l g ilm a n is Director ofthe Oak Ridge National Laboratory Center forAdvanced Studies. In 2002 he was appointed US EPA ScienceAdviser. d a v id g o l d s t o n is ChiefofStaffofthe House Committee on Science, which over­ sees most ofthe federal civilian research and development budget, including programs run by NASA, the NSF, the DOE, and the EPA. k u r t g o t t e r i e d is Professor Emeritus ofPhysics at Cornell University and Co-founder and Chair ofthe Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a former Chair ofthe Division ofParticles and Fields ofthe American Physical Society. JAMES h a n s e n is Director ofthe NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), a laboratory ofthe Earth-Sun Exploration Division ofNASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and a unit ofthe Columbia University Earth Institute. s t e v e n h a y w a r d is F. K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and a Senior Fellow at the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy. He studies the environment, law, political economy, and the presidency. m a r t i n h o f f e r t is Professor Emeritus of Physics at NewYorkUniversity. His research focuses on global environmental change, geophysical fluid dynamics, oceanography, biogeochemical cycles, and alternate energy technology. r u s h h o l t is the US Representative from New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District. He serves on the Committee on Education and the Workforce and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. g e r a l d h o l t o n is Mallinckrodt Research Professor of Physics and Research Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. w i l l i a m b. h u r l b u t , a physician and Consulting Professor in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University, currently serves on the President’s Council on Bioethics. h e n r y k e l l y is President of the Federation of American Scientists. He has worked for the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, the OTA, and the OSTP. d a n i e l k e v le s is Stanley Woodward Professor of History, Professor of American Studies, and of Law (adjunct) at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Yale University. He is also Chair of the Program in the History of Medicine and Science. n e...


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