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    2013 Participants

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    Gordon Adams

      Professor of International Relations, School of International Service, American University, Washington

    Margot Adler

      New York City Correspondent, National Public Radio

    Zulfiqar Ahmad

      Independent Researcher and Writer, New Delhi

    Michael Almereyda

      Filmmaker, New York City

    Nina Alvarez

      Television Journalist, Filmmaker and Producer, New York City

    Bijoux Barbosa

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Shane Bauer

      Investigative Journalist; Former Iran Hostage, Oakland, California

    Monika Bauerlein

      Co-editor, Mother Jones, San Francisco

    David Bender

      Host, The Progressive Voices Channel, Trinidad, California

    Guy Benson

      Political Editor, Townhall.com; Radio Host, Washington

    Chip Berlet

      Investigative Journalist and Independent Scholar, Somerville, Massachusetts

    Elizabeth Berry

      Senior Education Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington

    Jim Borgman

      Co-creator, Zits Comic Strip, Cincinnati

    Lillian Boutté

      Entertainer; Vocalist, Beidenfleth, Germany

    Janet Breslin-Smith

      Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of National Security Strategy, National War College, Washington

    Leah Buechley

      Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge

    Henry Butler

      Musician, New York City

    Michael Chorost

      Author; Cultural Theorist, Washington

    Joe Cirincione

      President, Ploughshares Fund, Washington

    David Corn

      Washington Bureau Chief, Mother Jones

    Bob Dreyfuss

      Independent Journalist, The Nation, Cape May, New Jersey

    George Dyson

      Author, Bellingham, Washington

    Robert Egger

      President, L.A. Kitchen, Los Angeles

    Scott Flanders

      Chief Executive Officer, Playboy Enterprises, Inc., Beverly Hills

    Michael Franc

      Vice President, The Heritage Foundation, Washington

    Joel Gallant

      Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

    Robert A. George

      Associate Editorial Page Editor, New York Post, New York City

    Donald H. Gips

      United States Ambassador to South Africa (ret.), Washington

    Andrew Goddard

      President, Virginia Center for Public Safety, Richmond

    Anne Lynam Goddard

      President and Chief Executive Officer, ChildFund International, Richmond

    Colin Goddard

      Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor and Advocate, Brady Campaign, Washington

    Tom Gold

      Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

    Brad Goode

      Professor of Music, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Gooding

      Musician, Los Angeles

    Louis Goodman

      Professor, School of International Service, American University, Washington

    Francesca T. Grifo

      Senior Scientist and Science Policy Fellow, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington

    Arthur Grim

      Senior Judge, Berks County, Pennsylvania

    Dave Grusin

      Musician; Composer; Arranger, Santa Fe

    Don Grusin

      Music and Video Producer; Composer; Arranger, Boulder

    Ross Haenfler

      Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mississippi, Oxford

    Thomas Hardaway

      Medical Director, Children's Mental Health Services, Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio

    Donald Harrison, Jr.

      Musician, New Orleans

    Allen Hershkowitz

      Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York City

    Carrie Hessler-Radelet

      Acting Director, Peace Corps, Washington

    Sarah Holewinski

      Executive Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict, Washington

    Mary V. Hughes

      Political Strategist, Palo Alto

    Heather Hurlburt

      Executive Director, National Security Network, Washington

    Andrew Kassoy

      Co-founder, B Lab, New York City

    Neil King, Jr.

      National Political Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, Washington

    Kevin Kling

      Storyteller; Commentator, National Public Radio, Minneapolis

    Jeff Lieberman

      Artist; Scientist, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Peter Lighte

      Vice Chairman, Corporate and Investment Bank, China, J. P. Morgan, New York City

    Chuck Loeb

      Musician; President, ChrisLiz Music, Inc.; President Tweety Records, Irvington, New York

    Charles Love

      Professor Emeritus, Geology and Anthropology, Wyoming Western Community College, Rock Springs

    Feargal Lynn

      Musican; Storyteller; Elder Care Manager, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Trey Lyons

      Foreign Service Officer, United States Embassy, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Mike Marlier

      Professor of Music, University of Denver

    Jurek Martin

      Columnist, Financial Times, Washington

    Terrence McNally

      Radio Host, Pacifica/Progressive Voices; Consultant, McNally:MessageMatters, Los Angeles

    Elaine Miller-Karas

      Executive Director, Trauma Resource Institute, Claremont, California

    Judith Morrison

      Senior Advisor, Gender and Diversity Division, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington

    Clare Muireann Murphy

      Artist, London

    Jo Muse

      Chief Creative Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Muse Communications, Los Angeles

    William Nack

      Writer and Television Essayist, Washington

    David Orr

      Paul Sears Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio; James Marsh Professor, University of Vermont

    Jay M. Parker

      Professor and Chair, International Security Studies, College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington

    Martin Parker

      Senior Lecturer, Sound Design and Electronic Composition, University of Edinburgh

    Steve Radelet

      Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Development, Georgetown University, Washington

    Reza Ramazani

      Professor of Economics, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont

    Abby Rapoport

      Staff Writer, The American Prospect, Austin

    Judithe Registre

      Program Director, Because I Am a Girl Campaign, Plan International USA, Washington

    Evelyn Resh

      Nurse Midwife; Sexuality Counselor; Author, Ashfield, Massachusetts

    Alicia Robb

      Senior Research Fellow, Kauffman Foundation, San Rafael, California

    Steve Sauer

      Personal Manager and Producer, Media Four, Los Angeles

    Jenni Schaefer

      Writer; Speaker; Singer, Austin

    Phil Schiliro

      President, Schiliro Partners, Santa Fe

    Howard Schultz

      President, Lighthearted Entertainment, Burbank

    Tammy S. Schultz

      Director, National Security and Joint Warfare, U.S. Marine Corps War College, Quantico, Virginia

    Seth Shostak

      Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute, Mountain View, California

    William Shutkin

      President and Chief Executive Officer, Presidio Graduate School, San Francisco

    Vivian Siegel

      Director, Scientific Education and Public Communications, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge

    Kyrsten Sinema

      U.S. Representative, Arizona's 9th Congressional District, Phoenix

    Jon Sinton

      Chairman, Progressive Values Institute, Inc., Marietta, Georgia

    Hedrick Smith

      Author; Executive Producer and Correspondent, Hedrick Smith Productions, Washington

    Jim Smith

      United States Ambassador, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Keith Harmon Snow

      Founder, Conscious Being Alliance, Williamsburg, Massachusetts

    Michael Stoff

      Professor of History; Director, Plan II Honors Program, University of Texas, Austin

    James Tanabe

      Artistic Director, Corteo and Wintuk, Cirque du Soleil

    John Tirman

      Executive Director, MIT Center for International Studies, Cambridge

    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

      Director, The Rock Creek Group, Washington

    Sanho Tree

      Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington

    Glenn J. Treisman

      Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

    Mary Evelyn Tucker

      Co-founder and Director, Forum on Religion and Ecology, Yale University, New Haven

    Phillip James Walker

      International Lawyer and Consultant, Dunbarton, New Hampshire

    Jim Walsh

      Research Associate, MIT Security Studies Program, Cambridge

    Liz Weir

      Storyteller; Writer, Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides

      Co-creator, Yuri's Night; Flight Director, Zero Gravity Corp; Future Astronaut, Virgin Galactic, Lancaster, California

    G. Willow Wilson

      Author, Seattle

    Valerie Plame Wilson

      Author; Consultant; Director of Community Outreach, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe

    Isaiah (Ike) Wilson, III

      Associate Professor and Director, American Politics, Policy and Strategy, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

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