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    Kingsley Aikins

      President and Chief Executive Officer, The Worldwide Ireland Funds

    Patrick Anderson

      Writer, Washington

    Arturo Ardila-Gómez

      Director, Center for Transportation Studies, School of Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá

    Nan Aron

      President, Alliance for Justice, Washington

    Ziad J. Asali

      Founder and President, American Task Force on Palestine, Washington

    Janette Ballard

      Television Producer, BBC, London

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Musician, Denver

    Rony Barrak

      Musician, Beirut

    Joel L. Becker

      Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology; Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

    Chip Berlet

      Senior Analyst, Political Research Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts

    David Bernknopf

      Principal, Devonwood Media, Marietta, Georgia

    Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

      United States Senator, Delaware

    Charlie Bisharat

      Musician, Pacific Palisades, California

    Cindy Bonner

      Writer; Novelist, Victoria, Texas

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Singer, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      Writer; Consultant, Wichita

    Henry Butler

      Musician, New Orleans

    Sasha Cagen

      Writer; Publisher, San Francisco

    Michael Chorost

      Freelance Science Writer; Speaker; Teacher, San Francisco

    Joseph Cirincione

      Senior Vice President, National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress, Washington

    Greg Collins

      Managing Partner, The Lakeline Group, Shanghai

    Shonaleigh Cumbers

      Storyteller, Derbyshire

    Bruce Dold

      Editorial Page Editor, Chicago Tribune

    Everett Carl Dolman

      Professor, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

    Lou Dubose

      Journalist, Austin

    Charles Dusseau

      Managing Member, DACS Investments, Miami

    Jim Emerson

      Writer; Film Critic; Editor, Seattle

    Margaret Engel

      Managing Editor, The Newseum, Washington

    Maddalena A. Fallucchi

      Theatre Director; Author; Manager of Cultural Events, Rome

    Patricia Foulkrod

      Filmmaker, Venice, California

    Amy Fox

      Professor, Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, New York University

    Mike Franc

      Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    Norman Gaut

      Chairman, Semaco Incorporated, Boston

    Andee Gerhardt

      Community Engagement Leader, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ernst and Young, New York City

    Robert Goldstein

      Music Librarian, National Public Radio, Washington

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger; Producer, Los Angeles

    Anthony Hamilton

      Poet, Watts Prophets, McKinleyville, California

    Allen Hermann

      Musician; Physicist, University of Kentucky, Lexington

    John Hewitt

      Professor of Criminal Justice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids

    Theresa Hitchens

      Director, Center for Defense Information, Washington

    Christine Hogan

      Writer, Sydney

    Simon Hoggart

      Parliamentary Correspondent, The Guardian, London

    Brian Hollywood

      Television Producer, BBC News, London

    Vicki Huddleston

      Ambassador, United States Department of State (ret.), Santa Fe

    Andy Ihnatko

      Tech Columnist, The Chicago Sun-Times, Westwood, Massachusetts

    David Jacobs

      Writer; Television Producer, Los Angeles

    Juniper Jairala

      Aerospace Human Factors Engineer; Performer, Los Angeles

    Clara Jeffery

      Editor-in-chief, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    Terri Jentz

      Author, Santa Monica

    Charles Jess

      Consular Section Chief, United States Consulate General, Shanghai

    Nathan Johnson

      Artist; Composer; Producer; Designer, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

    Robert G. Kaufman

      Professor of Political Science, School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, Malibu

    Judith Kipper

      Adviser for Middle East Programs and Director of the Energy Security Group, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington

    Paul Krugman

      Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times, New York City

    Achim D. Köddermann

      Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Oneonta

    Michael J. Laine

      President, LiftPort Group, Bremerton, Washington

    Mark Levine

      Talk Radio Host, Washington

    Susan Love

      Author; President and Medical Director, Susan Love Research Foundation; Clinical Professor of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

    Rachel Maddow

      Host, The Rachel Maddow Show, Air America, New York City

    Mohammad J. Mahallati

      Co-founder and Trustee, Ilex Foundation, Boston

    David Margolick

      Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair, New York City

    Mike Marlier

      Musician, Denver

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Terry McNally

      Radio Host; Media and Message Consultant; Screenwriter; Author, Los Angeles

    Thomas McNamara

      Author; Professor of Psychology and Business Administration, Columbia, Maryland

    Johanna Mendelson-Forman

      Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington

    R. Garrett Mitchell

      Editor and Publisher, The Mitchell Report

    Judith Morrison

      Director for South America and the Caribbean, Inter-American Foundation, Arlington

    William Nack

      Freelance Writer, Washington

    Derek Nash

      Musician; Composer; Record Company Director, Producer and Engineer, Bexley, Kent

    Otis O'Solomon

      Poet; Writer; Performer, Watts Prophets, Los Angeles

    Daniel Odescalchi

      President, Strategic Advantage International, Inc., Pleasant Valley, New York

    Stephanie Oswald

      Founder and Editor-in-Chief, travelgirl Magazine, Decatur, Georgia

    Sidney Perkowitz

      Professor of Physics, Emory University, Atlanta

    Jeff Price

      Professor, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico

    Jon Ranson

      Head, Biospheric Sciences Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

    Armand (Sheik) Richardson

      Photographer; Founder, Arabi Wrecking Krewe, New Orleans

    Karambu Ringera

      Founder and President, International Peace Initiatives, Kenya

    Carolyn Rose-Avila

      President, Florida Association of Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas, Miami

    Magdaleno (Leno) Rose-Avila

      Executive Director, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Seattle

    Antonio Sacre

      Performer; Storyteller; Author, Hollywood

    James R. Schiffman

      Chief Copy Editor, CNN International, Atlanta

    Stuart Schoffman

      Associate Editor, Jerusalem Report, Jerusalem

    Rusty Schweickart

      Apollo 9 Astronaut; Chairman, Association of Space Explorers; Chairman, B612, Tiburon, California

    Michal Shapiro

      Associate Director, Music Programming, Link TV, New York City

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    Jim Smith

      Vice President, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation; Brigadier General, United States Air Force (ret.), Wichita

    Olessia Smotrova-Taylor

      President, OST Global Solutions, Silver Spring, Maryland

    David Solomons

      Chief Executive Officer, Culture Smart Consulting, London

    Fintan Steele

      Director, Science Education and Communication, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Medford, Massachusetts

    Michael Stoff

      Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin

    Voravit Suwanvanichkij

      Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore

    Sue Swenson

      Executive Director, The Arc of the United States, Silver Spring, Maryland

    Barbara J. Thompson

      Space Weather Physicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

    William Thorne, Jr.

      Judge, Utah Court of Appeals, Salt Lake City

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    Jennifer Q. Trelewicz

      Director, Russian Systems and Technology Laboratory, IBM, Moscow

    Farnaz Wallace

      Executive Vice President, Church’s Chicken, Atlanta

    David Watts

      Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Joe Wilson

      Ambassador, United States Department of State (ret.); Author, Santa Fe

    Timothy E. Wirth

      President, United Nations Foundation, Washington

    Ronald Wixman

      Professor of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene

    Gal Yaakobi

      Middle East Co-coordinator, Building Bridges for Peace Program, Hod-Hasharon, Israel

    Rawan Zaitoun

      Middle East Co-coordinator, Building Bridges for Peace Program, Jerusalem

    Joy Zarembka

      Executive Director, Break The Chain Campaign, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington