- Notes on Contributors
lisa anderson is special lecturer and dean emerita at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She is currently working on a book about state formation, deformation, and failure in the Arab world.
david bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale University and the author of Moral Imagination (2014).
peter brooks is Sterling Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus at Yale University. His books include Reading for the Plot, Troubling Confessions: Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature, Henry James Goes to Paris, and the recently published Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris.
archie brown is emeritus professor of politics at the University of Oxford. His most recent books are The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age (2014) and The Rise and Fall of Communism (2011).
juan cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is author of Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires (2018), The New Arabs (2014), Engaging the Muslim World (2009), and Napoleon's Egypt (2007), among other books.
lorraine daston is director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and visiting professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Her work spans a range of topics in the history of science, including probability and statistics, observation, algorithms, and the moral authority of nature.
rebecca goldstein is a visiting professor of philosophy and English at New College of the Humanities in London. The author of 10 books of both fiction and nonfiction, her awards and honors include a MacArthur prize and the National Medal of the Humanities given to her by President Obama.
jennifer hochschild is Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and professor of African and African American studies at Harvard University. Her recent books, both co-authored, are Do Facts Matter: Information and Misinformation in American Politics (2015), and Creating a New Racial Order: How Immigration, Multiracialism, Genomics, and the Young Can Remake Race in America (2012).
axel honneth is Jack C. Weinstein Professor of Humanities in the department of philosophy at Columbia University and director of the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt. His recent publications include Freedom's Right. The Social Foundations of Democratic Life (2014) and The Idea of Socialism (2017). [End Page 693]
avishai margalit is professor emeritus of philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a founder of Peace Now. His books and articles address the philosophy of language, social and political philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
alan ryan, former warden of New College, University of Oxford, also taught at Princeton and Stanford Universities. The author of several books on political philosophy, he writes frequently for the New York Review of Books, London Review of Books, and Times Literary Supplement.
david shulman, professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializes in the cultural history of Southern India and has published many books in this field, most recently Tamil: A Biography (2016). He is also an activist in Ta'ayush, an Israeli-Palestinian peace group active in the southern West Bank and Jordan Valley.
wolfgang streeck is director emeritus and professor at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. His current research interests are crises and institutional change in the political economy of contemporary capitalism.
cass r. sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard University. He is the author of many books, including Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict (2018), The Cost-Benefit Revolution (2018), and #Republic (2017). [End Page 694]