Edward N. Costikyan, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is a member of City Journal’s publication committee. His article is adapted from his report, as special advisor for school decentralization, to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Theodore Dalrymple is a physician who regularly sees patients in an English prison. His column, “Oh, to be in England,” will be a regular feature of City Journal. He is a columnist for the London Spectator and a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph.
Kay S. Hymowitz, a City Journal contributing editor, has written about children and education for The New Republic, Dissent, the New York Times, and Newsday.
Rita Kramer is a contributing editor of City Journal and author of numerous books, including At a Tender Age: Violent Youths and Juvenile Justice. She has written for the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the New York Times Magazine, and The Wilson Quarterly.
Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal. Her articles have also appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Partisan Review, and The New Criterion.
Rob Norton, an associate editor of Fortune based in Washington, D.C., writes about economics and fiscal policy.
Vincent Scully is Sterling professor emeritus of the history of art at Yale University. He is the author of The Shingle Style and the Stick Style and American Architecture and Urbanism. His latest book, Between Two Towers: The Drawings of the School of Miami, will be published this spring.
Daniel Seligman is a contributing editor of Fortune, for which he writes the “Keeping Up” column.
Roger Starr is a contributing editor of 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.
Clarence Thomas is an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. His article is adapted from a speech delivered at a joint Manhattan Institute-Federalist Society conference.
Julia Vitullo-Martin was managing editor of the report of the Commission on the Year 2000. She is currently finishing a book, The Future of Cities, for the Twentieth Century Fund.