2004 Fall The Politics of Knowledge Production

Elizabeth Minnich

Elizabeth Minnich has published more than 70 monographs, essays, conference proceedings, and reviews and has two new books in progress. In 1990 Minnich received the Frederick W. Ness Book Award for Transforming Knowledge, which will be reissued in a substantially revised edition in November 2004. Her current research includes examinations of the political and personal […]

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Lee Cokorinos

Lee Cokorinos is Executive Director of the Capacity Development Group, a consulting practice committed to advancing progressive change by assisting nongovernmental organizations in strategic planning and organizational development. Previously, he was research director at the Institute for Democracy Studies (IDS), where he coordinated the strategic research programs in law, reproductive rights, and religion. He is […]

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Judy Muller

Judy Muller, an Emmy Award-winning ABC News correspondent and National Public Radio commentator, joined the faculty of the USC Annenberg School for Communication in August 2003 as an assistant professor of journalism. She remains a contributing correspondent to ABC News broadcasts, including “Nightline and “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.” Muller, who went to work […]

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Eugene B. Meyer

Eugene B. Meyer has served as Executive Director and DEO of the Federalist Society for 20 years. He is responsible for shepherding the organization from a small group of conservative law students to a community of more than 25,000 lawyers and law students, with more than 200 chapters nationwide, including a national speaker’s bureau at […]

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Antonio Gonzalez

Antonio Gonzalez is the paramount expert on Latino voting characteristics and tendencies. He is President of Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP), the largest and oldest non-partistan Latino voter participation organization in the U.S. and of the William C. Velasquez Institute (WCVI), a non-parisan research and policy institute. Gonzalez and SVREP have been central figures […]

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David Attyah

David Attyah is an artist, anthropologist, and community activist who co-founded (with artist and educator S. A. Bachman) THINK AGAIN, an artist-activist collaborative that talks back to mainstream ideas that perpetuates injustice. Conceptually, THINK AGAIN’s work covers a broad array of progressive political themes: from racism to gender inequality, from economic injustice to gay rights. […]

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Kent Wong

Kent Wong teaches Labor Studies and Asian-American Studies at UCLA where he also directs the Center for Labor Research and Education. He is president of the United Association for Labor Education, a national organization of labor educators including representatives from more than 50 university labor education centers. He also serves on the Executive Committee of […]

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John Podesta

Before founding the Center for American Progress and becoming Visiting Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, John Podesta served as Chief of Staff to President William J. Clinton, where he was responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing all policy development, daily operations, Congressional relations, and staff activities of the White House. He […]

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Jon Wiener

Jon Wiener’s current research focuses on Cold War culture and its commemoration in museums, monuments, and memorials, where its meaning and significance are being defined for ordinary people. Wiener became an important exponent of intellectual freedom when he filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the FBI for their files on John Lennon. The case […]

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