Thomas G. Weiss
is presidential professor of political science at The City University
of New York’s Graduate Center and director of the
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where
he is co-director of the United Nations Intellectual History
Project and chair of the Academic Council on the United
Nations System. He was editor of Global Governance,
research director of the International Commission on Intervention
and State Sovereignty, research professor at Brown University's
Watson Institute for International Studies, Executive Director
of the Academic Council on the United Nations System and
of the International Peace Academy, a member of the UNCTAD
secretariat, and a consultant to several public and private
agencies. He was educated at Harvard and Princeton Universities
and has written or edited some thirty-five books and numerous
scholarly articles about multilateral approaches to international
peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable
Tatiana Carayannis is associate
director of the Social Science Research Council's Conflict Prevention
and Peace Forum, having recently moved from The City of New York
University's Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies,
where she managed the research of the United Nations Intellectual
History Project. Her research and publications focus on UN peacebuilding,
African security, and the intellectual role of multilateral institutions.
Her work has appeared in numerous books and academic journals.
She is co-author of one book and under contract for a second.
She has been a Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar and is completing
a PhD dissertation on conflict networks and security communities
in Central Africa. She holds an MPhil from The CUNY Graduate Center,
an MA from New York University, and a BA from Adelphi University.
She received a Cértificat Pratique de français commercial
et économique from the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie
de Paris, and training in elite interview methods from Columbia
Louis Emmerij is a senior
research fellow at The City University of New York’s Graduate
Center and co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project.
He was special advisor to the president of the Inter-American
Development Bank, president of the OECD Development Centre, rector
of the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, and director
of the ILO World Employment Programme. He studied in Paris, Bologna,
and New York, and has a PhD from the University of Paris and a
honorary doctorate from the University of Ghent, Belgium. He has
published twenty books and about 150 articles in the fields of
the economics of education, labor market, and development studies.
Richard Jolly is a senior research
fellow at The City University of New York’s Graduate Center
and co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project, and honorary
professor at the Institute of Development Studies at the University
of Sussex, where he was director from 1972-81. He worked for the
UN from 1982 to 2000, for fourteen years as deputy executive director
of UNICEF and afterwards as special advisor to the administrator
of UNDP and architect of the widely-acclaimed Human Development
Report. He chaired many UN committees involved in coordination.
Richard Jolly graduated from Cambridge University and obtained
his doctorate in economics from Yale University. He has honorary
doctorates from the Universities of East Anglia and Sussex. Publications
to which he has contributed include: UN Contributions to Development
Thinking and Practice; Development with a Human Face;
Adjustment with a Human Face; The UN and the Bretton
Woods Institutions: New Challenges for the Twenty-First Century
and Disarmament and World Development.