William B. Eimicke is director of the Program in Politics and Public Policy at Columbia University. He has served as New York State housing commissioner, deputy secretary to the governor, and assistant director of the city's Office of Management and Budget.
Keith Elliot Greenberg wrote this year's Emmy-winning WNETTV special about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. He is currently at work on a PBS documentary about new teaching methods.
Stephanie Gutmann writes frequently about education and cultural issues.
Howard Husock is director of case studies at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. His writings on housing issues have appeared in the Wall Street journal, the New York Times, Policy Review, and The Public Interest.
Kay S. Hymowitz has written widely about children and education, and has been published in The New Republic, Dissent, and the New York Times.
Frank J. Macchiarola is dean of the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. He served as chancellor of the New York City public school system from 1978 to 1983.
Charles R. Morris is author of The Cost of Good Intentions: New York City and the Liberal Experiment and Computer Wars: How the West Can Win in a Post-IBM World, coauthored with Charles Ferguson.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan is New York's senior U.S. senator and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. His recent book, Pandaemonium, is about ethnicity and international politics.
Anne Lenhard Reisinger is an assistant professor of public affairs and public health at Columbia University. She also serves as a consultant to the Physician Payment Review Commission.
Edwin S. Rubenstein is a columnist and economic analyst for National Review and an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He has been a senior economist at W.R. Grace and a member of the Grace Commission.
Roger Starr is contributing editor of the City Journal and a former member of the New York Times editorial board. He has also served as New York City housing commissioner. Among his books is The Rise and Fall of New York City.