David Swerdlick is a regular contributor to PopMatters and Creative Loafing.
Ann Swidler, professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of Talk of Love and co-author of Habits of the Heart. Her recent work on AIDS in Africa has appeared in Science and other publications.
Joseph Swingle teaches at Wellesley College and is finishing a dissertation that investigates how American children's living arrangements have changed during the twentieth century.
Maia Szalavitz is a senior fellow at the media watchdog group STATS, and a journalist who covers health, science and public policy. She is the author of Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids.
András Szántó, associate director of the National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University, writes about art, politics, and the media.
Megan Tady is a national political reporter for In These Times and a freelance journalist based in Western Massachusetts.
Ray Takeyh is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.
Meredith Talusan is a writer, visual artist, and literary scholar living in New York. Her thoughts on gender can be found at www.aselfmadewoman.com.
Silja J.A. Talvi is a Senior Editor for In These Times magazine. Her book, Women Behind Bars: The Crisis of Women in the U.S. Prison System (Seal Press/Avalon/Perseus), will be out in Fall 2007.
Pierre Taminiaux is an associate professor of French at Georgetown University.