Bruce Bender is chief of staff for New York City Councilman Herbert Berman, chairman of the council's Finance Committee.
Robert Bendiner is a former member of the New York Times editorial board and the author of seven books, including The Fall of the Wild, the Rise of the Zoo. He is now at work on a memoir of his fifty years in journalism.
Tucker Carlson is an editorial writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock. He spent two years in Washington as assistant editor of Policy Review.
Amy Klein is a policy advisor on the staff of New York City Councilman Herbert Berman.
Thomas Main is a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Child Development, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also a doctoral candidate at Princeton University, where he is completing a dissertation on the origins and politics of homelessness.
William McGowan, a former editor at The Washington Monthly, has written for the New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, and The Nation. He is the author of Only Man Is Vile: The Tragedy of Sri Lanka.
Francis Morrone is a bookseller and freelance writer specializing in architecture and New York history. His guidebook to New York architecture will be published by Peregrine Smith in the fall of 1993.
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.
Jan Rosenberg, a professor of sociology at Long Island University, works with the Social Sciences Research Council on issues of poverty and employment.
Witold Rybczynski is a frequent contributor to the Atlantic and the New York Review of Books and the author, most recently, of Looking Around: A Journey Through Architecture. He is now writing a book on the American city.
E. S. Savas is chairman of the Department of Management at Baruch College, director of the college's Privatization Research Organization, and author of Privatization: The Key to Better Government.
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's housing and development administrator.
Sol Stern is a policy advisor in the office of the New York City Council president.
Louis Winnick is a senior consultant at the Fund for the City of New York and former executive vice president of the Ford Foundation. He is the author of New People in Old Neighborhoods.