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Contributors' Notes


Contributors' Notes


Theodore W. Allen is an independent scholar and lecturer living in New York and the author of The Invention of the White Race, 2 Volumes (Verso). He has appeared in Cultural Logic 1.2 and 3.1-2.

Marshall Berman is an urbanist and professor of Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His works include All That Is Solid Melts Into Air and Adventures in Marxism.

Sam Coombes is currently based in Paris and is working on Sartre in relation to the thought of the left. E-mail:

Sean Thomas Dougherty was born in 1965 and grew up in an interracial household in blue collar neighborhoods. He is the author of five books, including the book of experimental prose The Biography of Broken Things (2001, Mitkimitki Press) and Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College. His work appears in numerous anthologies and textbooks including American Diaspora: Poets on Exile (2001, U Iowa Press); American Poetry: Next Generation (2000, Carnegie Mellon U Press); Identity Lessons (1999, Viking Penguin); and Poetry Nation (1999, Vehicule, Canada). He teaches at Penn State Erie while completing a Ph.D. in Cultural Rhetoric from Syracuse University.

Barbara Foley, professor of English at Rutgers University, Newark Campus, is author of Radical Representations: Politics and Form in U.S. Proletarian Fiction, 1929-1941. The first volume of her trilogy on Jean Toomer is forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press.

John "Tito" Gerassi teaches at the Graduate Center and Queens College of the City University of New York) and is the author of many works, including The Great Fear inLatin America; The Premature Antifascists; and the only authorized biography of Jean-Paul Sarte, Hated Conscienceof His Century, Volume I.

Ahmet Hasim Köse is Assistant Professor at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science, Department of Economics. He received his doctorate in Economics from Hacettepe University. His areas of specialization include political economy, social and economic development and economic modelling. He is the author of Capitalism, Engineering and Humanity: Engineers and Architects in Turkey (in Turkish, co-authored with Ahmet Öncü). He is currently co-editing two books on political economy. His e-mail address is

Lucas MacKenzie is a physicist and physician. He has done research and writing on a wide range of topics, from history, sociology, political economy, and literature to physics, biology, statistics, and medicine. He taught physics for more than a decade and later was in medical practice for more than a decade. He now devotes his time to research and writing on topics on which he feels people need to gain better understanding.

Carol Moeller is presently a Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy at the Bioethics Institute of Johns Hopkins University. She is on leave from her assistant professorship at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. She got her B.A. in Philosophy and Women's Studies, Oberlin College, her M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, with Ph.D. certificates in Cultural Studies and in Women's Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. She is working on a manuscript on the ethics of everyday life.

Tony Monchinski, when he isn't working at an alternative high school and on his Ph.D., searches for a publisher for his novel, Scenes From the French Revolution: A Love Story.

Bill V. Mullen is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas-San Antonio. He is the author of Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935-1946, and co-editor of Radical Revisions: Re-Reading 1930S Culture.

Ahmet Öncü is Assistant Professor at Sabanci University, Graduate School of Management. He received his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Alberta. His areas of specialization include social theory, political economy and organizational sociology. He is the author of Capitalism, Engineering and Humanity: Engineers and Architects in Turkey (in Turkish, co-authored with Ahmet H. Köse). He is currently working on a new book Dialectics of Technology and the State: A Sociological Inquiry into the History of the Union of Turkish Chambers of Engineers and Architects (Edwin Mellen). His e-mail address is

Dee Rimbaud is an artist and writer, living in Glasgow, Scotland. He is author of one full length collection of poetry, The Bad Seed (Stride Publications, 1998). Other than that, his poetry, prose, short stories and artwork have graced numerous magazines and anthologies in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada & Australia. You can see a diverse range of his artwork at and, if interested, you can see his work for sale at You can contact him at

Nicholas J. Smith is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of New Hampshire, and he holds a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt and a J.D. from SUNY Buffalo. He is currently writing a book on commodification in the law titled "Non-Identity Politics," and he has published several articles applying critical theory to issues in law and society.

Susanne Soederberg is an assistant professor in the department of political science, University of Alberta, Canada. She is presently writing a book about the paradoxes inherent in the so-called new international financial architecture vis-a-vis emerging markets. Susanne has published in such journals as Socialist Register, Global Governance (Guest Editor), Historical Materialism, Third World Quarterly, and Latin American Perspectives.

Alan Spector is Professor of Sociology at Purdue University Calumet, and author, with Peter Knapp, of Crisis and Change.




Cultural Logic, ISSN 1097-3087, Volume 4, Number 2, Spring, 2001.