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    2001 Participants

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    Luis Garden Acosta

      Executive Director, El Puente Community Center, Brooklyn High School for Peace and Justice

    Joanne A. Adams

      Manager, Global Division, Chemonics, Washington, D.C.

    Gary Albrecht

      Professor, Public Health; Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois, Chicago

    David Amram

      Composer; Conductor; Musician, Putnam Valley, New York

    Matthew D. Anderson

      Major, U.S. Army; Foreign Area Officer; Instructor of Political Science, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

    Paul Andres

      President, Andres Investments, Inc.; Founder, The Andres Art Institute, Haiku, Hawaii

    John D. Antone

      Artist and Curator, Art Windows, Falls Church, Virginia

    Richard L. Aregood

      Editorial Page Editor, Newark Star-Ledger

    Peter Barton

      President, Barton and Associates; Founding President / CEO of Liberty Media Corporation

    Juantio E. Becenti

      Composer, Aneth, Utah

    Patrick Boel

      Business Consultant, Entrepreneurship Development, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

    David Braddock

      Head, Department of Disability and Human Development, College of Health and Human Development Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Pier Luigi Cecioni

      Publisher; Art Consultant; Expert, Italo-American Relations, Florence, Italy

    Melody Ermachild Chavis

      Private Investigator; Capital Punishment Abolitionist; Writer

    Bill Coleman

      CEO, BEA Systems, Inc., San Jose, California

    Claudia Coleman

      BEA Systems, Inc., San Jose, California

    Wang Dan

      Chinese Dissident; former political prisoner, China.

    Joan Higman Davies

      Founder, Inter-African Committee Against Harmful Traditional Practices; Chairman, Advisory Council on ChildrenŐs Rights to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Gloucestershire, England

    Tony Doggett

      Program Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Arlington, Virginia

    Bernardine Dohrn

      Director, Children and Family Justice Center, Northwestern University School of Law Legal Clinic, Chicago

    Michael Dolan

      Deputy Director, Global Trade Watch, Public Citizen, Oakland, California

    Roger Ebert

      Film Critic, The Chicago Sun-Times, Co-host, Ebert & Roeper and the Movies

    George Evans

      Poet, San Francisco, California

    Sally Fay

      Writer, Performer, Mt. Kisco, New York

    David Finkle

      Writer; Performer, New York City

    Laura Flanders

      Writer; Radio Talk Show Host, New York.

    Richard D. Forster

      Poet, Rochester, New York

    Dave Grusin

      Oscar and Grammy-winning Composer and Arranger

    Don Grusin

      Composer and Arranger; Grammy-winning Producer, Calbasas, California

    Dorian Haarhoff

      Poet and Storyteller, Johannesburg

    Gerald Haines

      Chief Historian, Center for the Study of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency; Washington, D.C.

    Paul B. Hannon

      International Commercial Arbitrator, London

    Jay Harris

      Publisher, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    Mark Hertsgaard

      Independent Journalis; Author; Acitivist, San Francisco, California

    Simon Hoggart

      Political Commentator; Parliamentary Sketchwriter, The Guardian, London

    John L. Holden

      President, National Committee on US-China Relations, New York City

    Brian Hollywood

      Poet; Sociologist, Queen's University, Belfast

    Marie Holzman

      Sinologist, University of Paris VII, Paris, France

    Sonja Horoshko

      Artist and Mentor, Cortez, Colorado

    Perdita Huston

      Writer, Social Justice Issues, Washington, D.C.

    Andy Ihnatko

      Geek Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times and Macworld Magazine, Westwood, Massachusetts

    Molly Ivins

      Columnist, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    Terry Jeggle

      Independent Advisor, International Hazards and Disaster Risk Management; Geneva, Switzerland

    Martin Jenkins

      Free-lance Director, Writer, Visiting Professor and Performance Consultant, London, England.

    Charles Jess

      Program Officer, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration Affairs, Department of State

    Vojin Joksimovich

      Author and Consultant, Balkan Issues, Escondido, California

    Paul Jones

      Director, ibiblio.org; Clinical Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication; School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Antonia Juhasz

      Program Director, International Forum on Globalization, Sausalito, California

    Eric R. Kandel

      Founding Director, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University; Winner, 2000 Nobel Prize in Medicine

    Kyi May Kaung

      Senior Research Analyst, Radio Free Asia, Washington, DC

    Sean Kelly

      Political Scientist, Niagara University, New York

    Achim Ködderman

      Philosopher, State University of New York, Oneonta

    Carol Lloyd

      Professor of Literacy Education; President, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed, University of Nebraska at Omaha

    John Lucas

      Olympic Scholar, Pennsylvania State University, State College

    Jurek Martin

      Writer; Lecturer, Washington, DC

    David McKirnan

      Behavioral Scientist, University of Illinois, Chicago

    Terry McNally

      Writer, Los Angeles

    Jean-Jacques de Mesterton

      International Advisor and Adventurer

    Margaret R. Miles

      Dean and Vice President for Acaedmic Affairs and Dillenberger Professor of Historical Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California

    Joaquin Muńoz

      Spiritual Leader, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tucson

    Bill Nack

      Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated, Washington, DC

    Joyce Neu

      Director, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego

    Kathleen Newland

      Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment, Washington, DC

    Goran Nisavic

      Student Resistance Leader; Serbia

    Dan Odescalchi

      President, Strategic Advantage International, Pleasant Valley, New York

    Mary Palevsky

      Independent Scholar and Writer, Oak View, California

    Courtney Pulitzer

      President, Courtney Pulitzer Creations, New York City

    Nancy Ramsey

      Author, Futurist, Sea Ranch, California

    Margaret Randall

      Poet, Albuquerque

    Nelson Rangell

      Jazz Saxophonist, Littleton, Colorado

    Evelyn K. Resh

      Health Care Practioner and Therapist; Massachussetts

    Mark P. Rice

      Director, Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship, Lally School of Management Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

    Richard Rodriguez

      Social Commentator; Correspondent, Lehrer Newshour, San Francisco

    Ken Rutherford

      Landmine Activist and Consultant; Political Scientist, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

    Jay Sand

      Journalist; Musician; Member and Organizer, Indymedia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Bob Schwartz

      Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Timothy Seibles

      Poet; Assistant Professor of English, Master of Fina Arts Program, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

    Vic Selby

      Teacher; Consultant, Math/Science Integrated Curricula, Pacific Grove, California

    Emanuel Sferios

      Executive Director, DanceSafe, Oakland, California

    Vladimir M. Shamberg

      Political Scientist, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

    Qin Shao

      Chinese Historian, College of New Jersey, Ewing

    Leonard Shlain

      Author, Chairman, Laparoscopic Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

    Seth Shostak

      Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Fred Siegal

      Department of Humanities, Cooper Union, New York City, New York

    Ricardo Silveira

      Jazz Musician, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Alan Simms

      Resident DJ, Shine, Belfast

    Marc Singer

      Documentary Filmmaker, New York City, New York

    Paul Skokowski

      Professor of Surfing, Yahoo!; Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Stanford University

    Claudio Slon

      Jazz Musician, Aurora, Colorado

    Fintan Steele

      Editor, Molecular Therapy; Editor, Genomics

    Lael Stegall

      President, Social Change International, Deer Isle, Maine

    Robert Stinnett

      Journalist and Author, Oakland, California

    Carlton Stoiber

      International Consultant on National Security Issues, Nuclear Safety and Non-proliferation, Washington, DC

    Julia V. Taft

      Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Department of State, Washington, D.C.

    William H. Taft, IV

      Recently appointed Legal Advisor to Secretary of State Colin Powell; U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO (1989-92); Attorney at Law, Washington, DC

    Nai Thet Lwin

      Coordinator, Committee for Publicity of People's Struggle in Monland, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

    Barbara Thompson

      Astrophysicist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, Maryland

    John Tirman

      Director, Program on Global Security and Cooperation, Social Science Research Council, New York City, New York

    Harvey Wasserman

      Senior Advisor, Nuclear Information & Resource Service, Columbus, Ohio

    Janine Wedel

      Associate Professor and Director, Research Development, Ridgway Center, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

    John Weidman

      Sculptor; Director, Andres Art Institute, Brookline, New Hampshire

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Reginald A. Wilkinson

      Director, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Kettering, Ohio

    Timothy E. Wirth

      President, United Nations Foundation; Former U.S. Senator, Washington, D.C.

    Marilyn Wood

      Producer / Director, Celebrations, Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Sheryl WuDunn

      Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist, New York Times; New York

    Daisy Zamora

      Poet, San Francisco