Nadia Urbinati

Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies
Columbia University

 Nadia Urbinati is a political theorist who specializes in modern and contemporary political thought and the democratic and anti-democratic traditions. 

Carl Wennerlind

Associate Professor of History
Barnard College

Professor Wennerlind specializes in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe, with a focus on intellectual history and political economy.

Isser Woloch

Moore Collegiate Professor Emeritus of History
Columbia University

Isser Woloch, Moore Collegiate Professor Emeritus of History, specializes in the social and political history of 18th and 19th century France. His field is modern European history, with a special interest in the French Revolution and Napoleonic era. He has been a fellow of the ACLS, the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEH, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and the center for the History of Freedom at Washington University (St. Louis).

Pauline Yu

American Council of Learned Societies

Pauline Yu became president of the American Council of Learned Societies in July 2003, having served as dean of humanities in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Los Angeles and professor of East Asian languages and cultures from 1994-2003.