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.
Neera Tanden is senior vice president for academic affairs at the American Progress Action Fund in Washington.