Colleen Cordes is a public policy consultant for non-profits and the former Executive Director of Psychologists for Social Responsibility. She helped found the Alliance for Childhood and is a former journalist, having covered science and technology policy for The Chronicle of Higher Education for many years.
J. Jones is a Distinguished Service Professor in the
She has also initiated and
organized annual international study tours to African nations to promote
African and American collaborations for planned change and development. She is the co-editor of the book, Preparing Helping Professionals to Meet Community Needs: Generalizing from the Rural Experience, (Council on Social Work Education, 1998). She is presently looking at global, rural, social and economic development and its implications for social work.
Tosha Link is the former Executive Director of
Community Harvest in
which promotes "good food for all" by
creating a locally rooted, sustainable food system that meets the needs of
low-income communities and small farmers in the region. Community Harvest
operates an urban demonstration mini-farm that educates schoolchildren, trains
youth leaders on issues of action to combat hunger and food and environmental
injustices, and networks with small farmers to connect them with food security
Newman is Executive Director of the Center for Community Action and
Environmental Justice in
Penny's experience in community
organizing and policy advocacy arose from her role as the Chair of Concerned
Neighbors in Action, a community group focused on the health and safety issues
posed by the Stringfellow Acid Pits, a site on the
Federal Superfund list. She has also worked with communities across the nation
as Western Field Organizer for the Citizen's Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste.
Winner is a Professor of Political Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute and co-director of the Center for Cultural Design. His work focuses on social and political issues that surround modern technological change. His web log is Technopolis and he is the author of Autonomous Technology: Technics-out-of-Control as a Theme in Political Thought (MIT
Press, 1978), and The Whale and the
Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High
Technology (University of Chicago Press, 1998).
Rick Worthington, Chair, is a Professor of Politics at
, and chairs the Science, Technology, and Society Program of the Claremont Colleges. His research and teaching center on science, democracy, and social change. He served as the U.S. coordinator of World Wide Views on Global Warming, the first global citizen policy consultation in history. Rick is co-editor of Citizen Participation in Global Environmental Governance, (Earthscan, 2011) and author of
Rethinking Globalization: Production,
Politics, Actions (Peter Lang Publishing, 2000).