• David Barringer

    David Barringer, a writer and designer, has published four collections of short fiction and a book-length essay, "American Mutt Barks in the Yard," in Emigre 68. As a freelance journalist, he has written for Playboy,
    Details, and the American Bar Association Journal. His most recent book, Johnny Red, will be published by Word Riot Press in October 2005.

  • Jennifer Barros

    Jennifer De Barros is a social worker living in New York.

  • Carolyn Bartholomew

    Carolyn Bartholomew chairs the U.S.?China Economic and Security Review Commission, but the views expressed in this article are her own.

  • Frederick Barton

    Frederick D. Barton is co-director of the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, and a senior adviser in the International Security Program, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

  • Bob Batchelor

    Bob Batchelor is a professor of Public Relations in the School of Mass Communications at the University of South Florida. He is the author of The 1900s: American Popular Culture Through History and Kotex, Kleenex, Huggies: Kimberly-Clark And The Consumer Revolution In American Business. He is also the editor of the forthcoming Literary Cash: Writings Inspired by the Legendary Johnny Cash, which will be published by Benbella books in January 2007.

  • Grace Batiste

    Grace Batiste is a Prospect spring 2011 intern.

  • Caroline Batzdorf

    Caroline Batzdorf is research associate at the Luxembourg Income Study Center, at the Graduate Center, at the City University of New York.

  • Dan Baum

    Dan Baum is a journalist and the author of Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans.

  • Ricardo Bayon

    Ricardo Bayon is the Director of the Ecosystem Marketplace at Forest Trends.

  • Sam Beard

    Sam Beard is the founder and president of Economic Security 2000, a project of the nonprofit National Development Council, of which he is chairman. He is also the author of Restoring Hope in America: The Social Security Problem.