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EPISODE 45 (SEP. '12): Alan H. Lockwood

 

Alan H. Lockwood, M.D. is Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Nuclear Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the lead author of a Physicians for Social Responsibility report on coal’s adverse health effects.

Episode 44 (Jun. '12): Lee Rainie

 

Lee Rainie is Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and former managing editor of U.S. News and World Report.

Episode 43 (May. '12): Jimmy Maher

 

Jimmy Maher is an independent scholar and writer living in Norway.

Episode 42 (Apr. '12): Michael P. Lynch

 

Michael P. Lynch is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut and the author of Truth in Context: An Essay on Pluralism and Objectivity and True to Life: Why Truth Matters, both published by the MIT Press.

Episode 41 (April 2012) Howard Rheingold

 

Howard Rheingold, an influential writer and thinker on social media, is the author ofTools for Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Expanding Technology, The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier (both published by the MIT Press), and Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution.

Episode 40 (Mar. '12): Christof Koch

 

Christof Koch is Professor of Biology and of Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. He is the author of The Quest for Consciousness and other books.

Episode 39 (Feb. '12): Steven E. Jones and George K. Thiruvathukal

 

Steven E. Jones is Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago.
George K. Thiruvathukal is Professor of Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago.

Episode 38 (Jan. '12): B. Coleman

 

B. Coleman is Assistant Professor of Writing and New Media in MIT’s Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and Comparative Media Studies. She is Faculty Director of the C3 Game Culture and Mobile Media initiative.

Episode 37 (Dec. '11): Catherine Tumber

 

Catherine Tumber, a journalist and historian, is the author of American Feminism and the Birth of New Age Spirituality: Searching for the Higher Self, 1875–1915. She is a Research Affiliate in the Community Innovators Lab in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Episode 36 (Nov. '11): Leslie Paul Thiele

 

Leslie Paul Thiele is Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Director of Sustainability Studies at the University of Florida. He is the author of Environmentalism for a New Millennium: The Challenge of Coevolution, The Heart of Judgment: Practical Wisdom, Neuroscience, and Narrative, and other books.

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