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Anand Yang

Anand A. Yang is a professor of South Asia Studies and History at the University of Washington, United States. He has also served as the Chair of the University of Washingtons Department of History and the Henry M. Jackson School of International ...

                                               

Glennys Young

Glennys Young is a professor of History and the incoming Chair of the History Department at the University of Washington. She also is a professor of Russian studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. She is also affiliated w ...

                                               

Dwight W. Allen

Dwight W. Allen is a professor of education, eminent scholar, and lifelong education reformist. He served as a professor and Director of Teacher Education at his alma mater, the Stanford Graduate School of Education from 1959 to 1967. He was Dean ...

                                               

Eniko Bollobas

Eniko Bollobas is a Hungarian literary scholar, Professor of the Department of American Studies at Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest. She is a corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Homepage: www.bollobaseniko.com

                                               

Sid Bradley

Sid Bradley is an academic, author and specialist in Anglo-Saxon literature. In his best known publication, Anglo-Saxon Poetry, Bradley has translated into modern English prose virtually the entire corpus of extant Anglo-Saxon poetry. Bradley stu ...

                                               

Michael Cordner

Michael Cordner is an academic, author and specialist in theatre and drama. His particular interests lie in English drama from c.1580–1720 and the development of the theatre in the UK in the second half of the twentieth century. A farmer and Prof ...

                                               

Piet Hein Donner

Jan Pieter Hendrik "Piet Hein" Donner is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist. He was granted the honorary title of Minister of State on 21 December 2018. Donner attended a Gymnasium in Amsterdam from Mar ...

                                               

David Feuerwerker

David Feuerwerker was a French Jewish rabbi and professor of Jewish history who was effective in the resistance to German occupation the Second World War. He was completely unsuspected until six months before the war ended, when he fled to Switze ...

                                               

Hugh Haughton

Hugh Haughton is an academic, author, editor and specialist in Irish literature and the literature of nonsense. Born in Cork in the Republic of Ireland and educated at Leighton Park School and then Cambridge and Oxford, Hugh Haughton is a Profess ...

                                               

Ernst Hirsch Ballin

Ernst Maurits Henricus Hirsch Ballin is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist. Hirsch Ballin applied at the University of Amsterdam in June 1969 majoring in Law and obtaining an Bachelor of Laws degree in ...

                                               

Jonathan Judaken

Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in Humanities at Rhodes College. Judaken previously taught at the University of Memphis where he was the Dunavant Professor of History and Director of the Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities. His fi ...

                                               

Josep Joan Moreso

Josep Joan Moreso graduated in Law from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona where he also completed his PhD, achieving high-class honours in both instances. He has held teaching posts at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ; the Universitat d ...

                                               

Sachiko Murata

She received her B.A. from Chiba University, Japan, and later attended Irans University of Tehran, where she was the first woman ever to study fiqh Islamic jurisprudence at that school. She received her Ph.D. in Persian literature, but shortly be ...

                                               

Ruksana Osman

Ruksana Osman is Professor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Before then, she was the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Afric ...

                                               

Clemencia Rodriguez

Clemencia Rodriguez is a Colombian US-based media and communication scholar recognized for her role in establishing and promoting the field of alternative media studies in English language media studies, notably through her work on citizens media ...

                                               

Dorothy Severin

Dorothy Sherman Severin AB, AM, PhD, FSA, OBE is Emeritus Professor of Literature at University of Liverpool and a Hispanist. Her research interests include cancioneros and La Celestina. In June 2009, she was elected corresponding Fellow of the R ...

                                               

Yasir Suleiman

Yasir Suleiman CBE is the Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Professor of Modern Arabic Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is a Palestinian Arab living in diaspora. He lectures nationally and internationally on various topics related to the Middle Ea ...

                                               

Zubair Torwali

Zubair Torwali is a community activist, linguist and educator based in Bahrain, Pakistan who has sought to preserve and promote Pakistans Dardic cultures and languages. He has authored and supervised a number of books in and about Torwali. His bo ...

                                               

Patch Adams

Hunter Doherty Patch Adams is an American physician, comedian, social activist, clown, and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries where they dre ...

                                               

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer who wrote or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90.00 ...

                                               

Gregory Bateson

Gregory Bateson was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician, and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many other fields. His writings include Steps to an Ecology of Mind and Mind and Natur ...

                                               

Crates of Thebes

Crates of Thebes was a Cynic philosopher. Crates gave away his money to live a life of poverty on the streets of Athens. He married Hipparchia of Maroneia who lived in the same manner that he did. Respected by the people of Athens, he is remember ...

                                               

Christie Davies

John Christopher Hughes Christie Davies was a British sociologist, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Reading, England, the author of many articles and books on criminology, the sociology of morality, censorship, and humour. He ...

                                               

David Hartley (philosopher)

David Hartley was born in 1705 in the vicinity of Halifax, Yorkshire. His mother died three months after his birth. His father, an Anglican clergyman, died when David was fifteen. Hartley was educated at Bradford Grammar School and in 1722 was ad ...

                                               

Francis Hutcheson (philosopher)

Francis Hutcheson was an Ulster Scottish philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment. He is remembered for his book A System of Moral Philosophy ". ...

                                               

Allen Klein (author)

Allen Klein is a pioneer in gelotology and the therapeutic humor movement. In 1974, Kleins wife was only 34 years old when she died of liver disease, and the aspect where she had kept her sense of humor all the way to the end inspired Klein to gi ...

                                               

Paul Lewis (professor)

Paul Lewis is Professor of English in Boston College, Massachusetts, United States, specializing in humor, American literature and Gothic fiction. He has an A.B. from the City College of New York, a M.A.: University of Manitoba, Ph.D.: University ...

                                               

Anna T. Litovkina

Originally from Russia, Litovkina lives in Hungary and is currently Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at J. Selye University, Komarno, Slovakia. Previously she has been employed by University of Pecs Szeksza ...

                                               

Rod A. Martin

Rod A. Martin is Professor of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario specializing in clinical psychology. His research focuses on the nature and functions of humor and laughter, as well as their relationship to psychological health and w ...

                                               

John Morreall

John Morreall is a Doctor of Philosophy and Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He has also taught at Northwestern University, Santa Clara University, Pennsylvania State University ...

                                               

Alleen Pace Nilsen

Alleen Pace Nilsen is an American literary scholar, linguist, and one of the pioneers of both humor studies and childrens literature studies. She is Professor Emeritus in the Department of English at Arizona State University, where she was previo ...

                                               

Don Nilsen

Don Lee Fred Nilsen is an American linguist and humor scholar. He is Professor of Linguistics in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University. He has published extensively on semantics, deep cases, and humor. Together with his wife Alleen Nil ...

                                               

Elliott Oring

Dr. Elliott Oring is the author of academic books primarily relating to the topics of folklore, humor, and cultural symobolism. Oring is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at California State University, Los Angeles, and serves on the Editorial B ...

                                               

Doni Tamblyn

Doni Tamblyn is an internationally published author, comedian, and President of the corporate training company, HumorRULES, founded in the early 1990s. Both Tamblyns books and her company espouse teaching and training through humor, in particular ...

                                               

Tomas Varnagy

Varnagy was born in Buenos Aires. After completing his secondary studies in the United States, he studied Philosophy at UBA, and he holds a Masters degree in Eastern European Sociology Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and National Univer ...

                                               

Paul Watzlawick

Paul Watzlawick was an Austrian-American family therapist, psychologist, communication theorist, and philosopher. A theoretician in communication theory and radical constructivism, he commented in the fields of family therapy and general psychoth ...

                                               

Rawi Abdelal

Rawi E. Abdelal is the Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School in the Business, Government, and International Economy Unit. In 1993, Abdelal earned a B.S. in Economics at Georgia Institute of Technology. I ...

                                               

Vinod Aggarwal

Vinod K. Aggarwal is Professor of Political Science, Affiliated Professor in the Haas School of Business, and directs the Berkeley APEC Study Center at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a Visiting Professor at INSEADs Asia campus, a ...

                                               

Moonis Ahmar

Confidence-Building Measures in South Asia Geneva: Program for Strategic and International Security Studies, The Graduate Institute of International Studies, 1991. pp. 45. Pakistan and Bangladesh: From Conflict To Cooperation Published as BIISS P ...

                                               

Akbar Ahmed

Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed, is an American-Pakistani academic, author, poet, playwright, filmmaker and former diplomat. He currently holds the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and is Professor of International Relations at the American University ...

                                               

Roozbeh Aliabadi

Roozbeh Aliabadi - is an advisor and commentator on geopolitical risk and geoeconomics, particularly the Middle East and Asia. He is a partner in the global advisory practice at GGA, a boutique international consultancy practice based in New York ...

                                               

Hayward Alker

Hayward R. Alker was a Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California School of International Relations, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Yale University. Alker specialized in research methods, core in ...

                                               

Thomas Ambrosio

Thomas Ambrosio is a professor of political science in the Criminal Justice and Political Science Department at North Dakota State University. He teaches courses in international relations and international law. He can be found on Twitter as Prof ...

                                               

Tahir Amin

Tahir Amin was a Pakistani political scientist who served as the Vice Chancellor of Bahauddin Zakariya University, in Multan, Pakistan. Amin also held additional charge of the Vice Chancellor of Women University Multan. Previously, he was the Iqb ...

                                               

Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson is an American political scientist and the former President of the American University in Cairo. A specialist on Middle Eastern and North African politics, Anderson served as the President of AUC from 2011 to 2016 and as Provost fro ...

                                               

Daniele Archibugi

Daniele Archibugi is an Italian economic and political theorist. He works on the economics and policy of innovation and technological change, on the political theory of international relations and on political and technological globalisation.

                                               

Anthony Clark Arend

Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. From August 1, 2015 until July 15, 2018, he served as Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Ge ...

                                               

Geoffrey Aronson

Geoffrey Aronson is a writer and analyst, specializing in Middle East affairs. He was the director for Foundation for Middle East Peace and the editor of the bimonthly Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories until Jun ...

                                               

Robert J. Art

Robert Jeffrey Art is Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations at Brandeis University, and Fellow at MIT Center for International Studies. He subscribes to the theory of neorealism, which argues that force still underlies the powe ...

                                               

Richard K. Ashley

Richard K. Ashley is a postmodernist scholar of International relations. He is an associate professor at the Arizona State Universitys School of Politics and Global Studies. Ashley studied at the University of California, Santa Barbara and at Mas ...