Brian Eric Anderson
• PhD physics, University of Arizona
• BA and BS mathematics, University of Rochester
• Quantum optics, quantum information, and atomic physics.
• PhD and MA philosophy, University of Washington
• BA philosophy, Westminster College
• Moral psychology, feminist philosophy, and ethics. How automatic, unconscious intuitions lead to good moral judgments. Additionally, systems of marginalization and oppression, with specific focus on implicit bias and microaggressions.
• PhD meteorology, Ludwig-Maximilian University
• Laurea physics, University of Genoa
• Role of atmospheric aerosol in the climate system, in particular from volcanic eruptions, forest fires, and geoengineering.
• PhD government and statistics, American University
• MBA, Georgetown University
• BA mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles
• Ranging from political behavior and institutions to statistical computing, Bayesian inference, blood/circulation, cancer epidemiology and pediatric traumatic brain injury.
• PhD social anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• MLIS library and information science, Long Island University
• BA liberal arts, Hampshire College
• Race and racialization, crime and punishment, policing and security, social movements and prison abolition, urban studies, social geography, and critical theory.qualitative research methods, and participatory action research.
Emily Grossnickle Peterson
• PhD human development and quantitative methodology, University of Maryland, College Park
• MA educational measurement and statistics, University of Maryland, College Park
• BA psychology, Towson University
• BM music performance, Towson University
• STEM education, equity, and learning.
• PhD and MA art history, Princeton University
• BA art history and studio art, Wellesley College
• American art, including African American art, the history of photography, and contemporary art, with a particular interest in the politics of art that looks distinctly apolitical.
• PhD and MS physics, Montana State University
• BS physics, Mar del Plata National University
• Heliophysics, including space weather, with particular interest on the theoretical and computational modeling of solar eruptions and particle acceleration.
Ibram X. Kendi
• PhD and MA African American studies, Temple University
• BS journalism and African American studies, Florida A&M University
• History of racism and anti-racism, global race relations, civil rights and black power, intellectual history.
• MFA fiction, Boston University
• BA English literature, Swarthmore College
• Author of novel Re Jane. Nonfiction published in the New York Times, Guardian, and Salon. At work on second novel focused on Korean diaspora in Argentina.
• PhD economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
• MPhil economics, Oxford University
• BA ethics, politics and economics, Yale University
• Development economics and political economy, particularly rural institutions and structural transformation in the industrialization process, and decision-making around human capital investment and gender.
• PhD American literature, George Washington University
• AB African American studies, Harvard University
• Creative writing (fiction, nonfiction), African American literature, con-
temporary American literature, historical fiction.
Manissa McCleave Maharawal
• PhD and MA anthropology, City University of New York
• BA anthropology, Sarah Lawrence College
• Urban United States, social movements, post-occupy, gentrification, political subjectivity, race, policing, counter-mapping, oral history.
• PhD chemistry, University of Virginia
• BS and MS chemistry, College of William and Mary
• Development of analytical tools to answer complex questions in neuroscience, electrochemistry, microdialysis, drug abuse, dopamine.