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Jody Adams

Chef

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Richard Albert

Professor, Boston College Law School

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Kecia Ali

Associate professor of religion, Boston University

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Steve Almond

Author

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Cornel Ban

Professor, Boston University

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Rich Barlow

Writer

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Jarrett Barrios

CEO, American Red Cross of Massachusetts

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Aaron Beatty

Film critic

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Jack Beatty

News analyst, author

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Nichole Bernier

Writer

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Linda J. Bilmes

Professor of public policy, Harvard University

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Molly Birnbaum

Writer, editor

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Amahl Bishara

Professor of anthropology, Tufts University

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Madeleine Blais

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author

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Robert C. Bordone

Harvard Law School

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Jim Borghesani

President, PrimePoint Strategic Media

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Sharon Brody

WBUR News anchor, writer

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Anthony Brooks

Co-host, WBUR's Radio Boston

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Steven Brykman

Humorist

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Margaret Burnham

Professor, Northeastern University School of Law

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Michael E. Capuano

Congressman

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John Carroll

Professor of mass communication, Boston University

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Kellie Carter Jackson

Historian

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Meghna Chakrabarti

Co-host, WBUR’s Radio Boston

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Joanne Chang

Chef, bakery/restaurant owner

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Jack Cheng

Director, Clemente Course in the Humanities

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Erika Christakis

Educator

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Nicholas A. Christakis

Social scientist, physician

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Leah Hager Cohen

Writer

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Mary Z. Connaughton

Director of finance and administration, Pioneer Institute

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John Connolly

Former Boston city councilor

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Neta Crawford

Professor of Political Science, Boston University

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Kathleen Crowley

Physician

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Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor of Somerville

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Joseph B. Darby III

Tax attorney

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Tiziana Dearing

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

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John Della Volpe

Founder/CEO of SocialSphere, Harvard Institute of Politics director of polling

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Gabriel Bol Deng

Nonprofit director

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Alan M. Dershowitz

Professor, Harvard Law School

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Anita Diamant

Journalist, author

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Chris Duffy

Humorist

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Nancy S. Dwight

Republican analyst, former executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee

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Laurie Edwards

Lecturer, Northeastern University

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Nir Eisikovits

Educator, writer

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Farouk El-Baz

Director, Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University

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Garry Emmons

Writer, editor

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Greg M. Epstein

Humanist chaplain, Harvard University

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Paul Fallon

Architect, writer

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Tom Fiedler

Dean, Boston University College of Communication

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Tanisha C. Ford

Assistant professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst

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Judy Foreman

Health columnist

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Ed Fouhy

Former news director and vice president of CBS News

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Howard Gardner

Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Nancy Gertner

Retired judge, Harvard Law School professor

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Ethan Gilsdorf

Writer

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Carey Goldberg

Co-host, WBUR's CommonHealth

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Gabriel Gomez

Candidate for U.S. Senate

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Renee Graham

Senior Writer, Suffolk Alumni Magazine

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Rob Gray

Republican strategist

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Debi Greenberg

Owner, Louis Boston

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Kathy Gunst

Cookbook author, writer

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Scott Harshbarger

Former Massachusetts attorney general

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John Harthorne

Founder/CEO, MassChallenge

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Neal Hartman

MIT Sloan School of Management

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Kerry Healey

President, Babson College

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Margaret Heffernan

CEO, entrepreneur and author

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Jamie Henn

Co-founder and communications director, 350.org

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César A. Hidalgo

MIT Media Lab

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Bob Hildreth

Founder, FUEL Education

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Alice Hoffman

Author

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Michael P. Jeffries

Professor of social sciences, Wellesley College

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Ashish Jha

Physician, health policy researcher

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Paula Johnson

Physician, women's health expert

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Elaine Kamarck

Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

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Wendy Kaminer

Lawyer and social critic

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Louisa Kasdon

Journalist, editor

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Cheryl Katz

Designer

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Louise Kennedy

WBUR’s director of community engagement

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Alexander Keyssar

Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

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Thomas Kochan

Professor, MIT’s Sloan School of Management

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Andrea Kremer

Emmy award-winning sports journalist

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Marc Landy

Professor, Boston College

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Mark Leccese

Assistant professor of journalism, Emerson College

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Marianne Leone

Actress, screenwriter and author

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Nonie K. Lesaux

Professor of education, Harvard University

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Lawrence Lessig

Professor of law, Harvard University

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Joshua Liao

Physician

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Bill Littlefield

Host, Only A Game

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Margot Livesey

Author

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Andrew Lo

Professor of finance, MIT Sloan School of Management

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Renée Loth

Writer, editor

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Beth Lown

Medical director, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

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David Lucchino

Co-founder, Semprus BioSciences

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Barbara Lynch

Chef, restauranteur

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Patrick Maney

Professor of modern American history, Boston College

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Edward Markey

U.S. Senator

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William C. Martel

Professor, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

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Tom Mashberg

Journalist

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Bob Massie

President, New Economics Institute

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Peter May

Sportswriter

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Eileen McNamara

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist

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Jill Medvedow

Director, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art

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Daniel S. Medwed

Professor, Northeastern University School of Law

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Ioannis Miaoulis

President and director, Museum of Science, Boston

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Bill Mitchell

Poynter Institute for Media Studies

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Jonathan Moore

Former ambassador to the United Nations

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Lynda Morgenroth

Writer

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Steve Morse

Music writer

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Jacqui Morton

Writer

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Malik Mufti

Professor, Tufts University

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Judy Norsigian

Executive director, Our Bodies Ourselves

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January Gill O’Neil

Executive director, Massachusetts Poetry Festival

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Jim Ostrow

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Kelly O'Neill

Associate professor of history, Harvard University

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Nick Paleologos

Producer, public official

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Diane Paulus

Artistic director, American Repertory Theater

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Tom Perrotta

Author

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Colette A.M. Phillips

President and CEO, Colette Phillips Communications

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Timothy Phillips

Chair and co-founder, Beyond Conflict

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Robert Pinsky

Former poet laureate

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William Powers

Journalist, author

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Pamela Katz Ressler

President, Stress Resources

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Paul Reville

Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Lauren Stiller Rikleen

President, Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership

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Allison Rimm

Management consultant

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Caryl Rivers

Author

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James Roosevelt, Jr.

President and CEO, Tufts Health Plan

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David Ropeik

Author, consultant

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Carol Rose

Executive director, ACLU of Massachusetts

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John E. Rosenthal

Co-founder, Stop Handgun Violence

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Deb Roy

Co-founder and CEO, Bluefin Labs

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Travis Roy

Author, activist

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Joshua Rubenstein

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

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Mark Sagor

President, Comprehensive EAP

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Darshak Sanghavi

Writer, pediatric cardiologist

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Leonard Saxe

Professor, Brandeis University

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Robert Schenkkan

Playwright and screenwriter

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Juliet Schor

Professor, Boston College

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R. B. Scott

Journalist, author

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Susan Senator

Author

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Ed Siegel

WBUR's critic-at-large

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Nina Silber

Professor, Boston University

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Warren Simmons

Executive director, Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform

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John Sivolella

Political commentator

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Janna Malamud Smith

Psychotherapist, writer

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Sarah Sobieraj

Associate professor of sociology, Tufts University

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John D. Spooner

Money manager, author

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Ilan Stavans

Professor, Amherst College

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Jessica Stern

Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law

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Charles Stith

Director, Boston University’s African Presidential Center

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Tracy Strauss

Writer, professor

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E. M. Swift

Sports writer

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Jane Swift

Former governor of Massachusetts, CEO Middlebury Interactive Languages

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Lee Swislow

Executive director, GLAD

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Fred Thys

Reporter, WBUR

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Zeynep Ton

MIT Sloan School of Management

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Doreen Iudica Vigue

Vice president of public relations, Comcast Greater Boston

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Jim Walsh

Security studies program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Marty Walsh

Mayor of Boston

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Paul Watanabe

Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Simon Waxman

Writer, editor

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Thomas J. Whalen

Associate professor, Boston University

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Ike Williams

Literary agent, attorney

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Mark T. Williams

Executive-in-residence, Boston University School of Management

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John Winters

Writer

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Curt Woodward

Journalist

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Sam Yoon

President, Council of Korean Americans

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Dan Zevin

Author

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Jody Adams

Chef

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Richard Albert

Professor, Boston College Law School

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Kecia Ali

Associate professor of religion, Boston University

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Steve Almond

Author

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Cornel Ban

Professor, Boston University

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Rich Barlow

Writer

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Jarrett Barrios

CEO, American Red Cross of Massachusetts

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Aaron Beatty

Film critic

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Jack Beatty

News analyst, author

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Nichole Bernier

Writer

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Linda J. Bilmes

Professor of public policy, Harvard University

photo

Molly Birnbaum

Writer, editor

photo

Amahl Bishara

Professor of anthropology, Tufts University

photo

Madeleine Blais

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author

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Robert C. Bordone

Harvard Law School

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Jim Borghesani

President, PrimePoint Strategic Media

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Sharon Brody

WBUR News anchor, writer

photo

Anthony Brooks

Co-host, WBUR's Radio Boston

photo

Steven Brykman

Humorist

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Margaret Burnham

Professor, Northeastern University School of Law

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Michael E. Capuano

Congressman

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John Carroll

Professor of mass communication, Boston University

photo

Kellie Carter Jackson

Historian

photo

Meghna Chakrabarti

Co-host, WBUR’s Radio Boston

photo

Joanne Chang

Chef, bakery/restaurant owner

photo

Jack Cheng

Director, Clemente Course in the Humanities

photo

Erika Christakis

Educator

photo

Nicholas A. Christakis

Social scientist, physician

photo

Leah Hager Cohen

Writer

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Mary Z. Connaughton

Director of finance and administration, Pioneer Institute

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John Connolly

Former Boston city councilor

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Neta Crawford

Professor of Political Science, Boston University

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Kathleen Crowley

Physician

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Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor of Somerville

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Joseph B. Darby III

Tax attorney

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Tiziana Dearing

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

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John Della Volpe

Founder/CEO of SocialSphere, Harvard Institute of Politics director of polling

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Gabriel Bol Deng

Nonprofit director

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Alan M. Dershowitz

Professor, Harvard Law School

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Anita Diamant

Journalist, author

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Chris Duffy

Humorist

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Nancy S. Dwight

Republican analyst, former executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee

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Laurie Edwards

Lecturer, Northeastern University

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Nir Eisikovits

Educator, writer

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Farouk El-Baz

Director, Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University

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Garry Emmons

Writer, editor

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Greg M. Epstein

Humanist chaplain, Harvard University

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Paul Fallon

Architect, writer

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Tom Fiedler

Dean, Boston University College of Communication

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Tanisha C. Ford

Assistant professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst

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Judy Foreman

Health columnist

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Ed Fouhy

Former news director and vice president of CBS News

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Howard Gardner

Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Nancy Gertner

Retired judge, Harvard Law School professor

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Ethan Gilsdorf

Writer

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Carey Goldberg

Co-host, WBUR's CommonHealth

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Gabriel Gomez

Candidate for U.S. Senate

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Renee Graham

Senior Writer, Suffolk Alumni Magazine

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Rob Gray

Republican strategist

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Debi Greenberg

Owner, Louis Boston

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Kathy Gunst

Cookbook author, writer

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Scott Harshbarger

Former Massachusetts attorney general

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John Harthorne

Founder/CEO, MassChallenge

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Neal Hartman

MIT Sloan School of Management

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Kerry Healey

President, Babson College

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Margaret Heffernan

CEO, entrepreneur and author

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Jamie Henn

Co-founder and communications director, 350.org

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César A. Hidalgo

MIT Media Lab

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Bob Hildreth

Founder, FUEL Education

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Alice Hoffman

Author

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Michael P. Jeffries

Professor of social sciences, Wellesley College

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Ashish Jha

Physician, health policy researcher

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Paula Johnson

Physician, women's health expert

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Elaine Kamarck

Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

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Wendy Kaminer

Lawyer and social critic

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Louisa Kasdon

Journalist, editor

photo

Cheryl Katz

Designer

photo

Louise Kennedy

WBUR’s director of community engagement

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Alexander Keyssar

Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

photo

Thomas Kochan

Professor, MIT’s Sloan School of Management

photo

Andrea Kremer

Emmy award-winning sports journalist

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Marc Landy

Professor, Boston College

photo

Mark Leccese

Assistant professor of journalism, Emerson College

photo

Marianne Leone

Actress, screenwriter and author

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Nonie K. Lesaux

Professor of education, Harvard University

photo

Lawrence Lessig

Professor of law, Harvard University

photo

Joshua Liao

Physician

photo

Bill Littlefield

Host, Only A Game

photo

Margot Livesey

Author

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Andrew Lo

Professor of finance, MIT Sloan School of Management

photo

Renée Loth

Writer, editor

photo

Beth Lown

Medical director, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

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David Lucchino

Co-founder, Semprus BioSciences

photo

Barbara Lynch

Chef, restauranteur

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Patrick Maney

Professor of modern American history, Boston College

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Edward Markey

U.S. Senator

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William C. Martel

Professor, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

photo

Tom Mashberg

Journalist

photo

Bob Massie

President, New Economics Institute

photo

Peter May

Sportswriter

photo

Eileen McNamara

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist

photo

Jill Medvedow

Director, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art

photo

Daniel S. Medwed

Professor, Northeastern University School of Law

photo

Ioannis Miaoulis

President and director, Museum of Science, Boston

photo

Bill Mitchell

Poynter Institute for Media Studies

photo

Jonathan Moore

Former ambassador to the United Nations

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Lynda Morgenroth

Writer

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Steve Morse

Music writer

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Jacqui Morton

Writer

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Malik Mufti

Professor, Tufts University

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Judy Norsigian

Executive director, Our Bodies Ourselves

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January Gill O’Neil

Executive director, Massachusetts Poetry Festival

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Jim Ostrow

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Kelly O'Neill

Associate professor of history, Harvard University

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Nick Paleologos

Producer, public official

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Diane Paulus

Artistic director, American Repertory Theater

photo

Tom Perrotta

Author

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Colette A.M. Phillips

President and CEO, Colette Phillips Communications

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Timothy Phillips

Chair and co-founder, Beyond Conflict

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Robert Pinsky

Former poet laureate

photo

William Powers

Journalist, author

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Pamela Katz Ressler

President, Stress Resources

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Paul Reville

Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Lauren Stiller Rikleen

President, Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership

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Allison Rimm

Management consultant

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Caryl Rivers

Author

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James Roosevelt, Jr.

President and CEO, Tufts Health Plan

photo

David Ropeik

Author, consultant

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Carol Rose

Executive director, ACLU of Massachusetts

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John E. Rosenthal

Co-founder, Stop Handgun Violence

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Deb Roy

Co-founder and CEO, Bluefin Labs

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Travis Roy

Author, activist

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Joshua Rubenstein

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

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Mark Sagor

President, Comprehensive EAP

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Darshak Sanghavi

Writer, pediatric cardiologist

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Leonard Saxe

Professor, Brandeis University

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Robert Schenkkan

Playwright and screenwriter

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Juliet Schor

Professor, Boston College

photo

R. B. Scott

Journalist, author

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Susan Senator

Author

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Ed Siegel

WBUR's critic-at-large

photo

Nina Silber

Professor, Boston University

photo

Warren Simmons

Executive director, Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform

photo

John Sivolella

Political commentator

photo

Janna Malamud Smith

Psychotherapist, writer

photo

Sarah Sobieraj

Associate professor of sociology, Tufts University

photo

John D. Spooner

Money manager, author

photo

Ilan Stavans

Professor, Amherst College

photo

Jessica Stern

Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law

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Charles Stith

Director, Boston University’s African Presidential Center

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Tracy Strauss

Writer, professor

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E. M. Swift

Sports writer

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Jane Swift

Former governor of Massachusetts, CEO Middlebury Interactive Languages

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Lee Swislow

Executive director, GLAD

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Fred Thys

Reporter, WBUR

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Zeynep Ton

MIT Sloan School of Management

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Doreen Iudica Vigue

Vice president of public relations, Comcast Greater Boston

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Jim Walsh

Security studies program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Marty Walsh

Mayor of Boston

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Paul Watanabe

Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Simon Waxman

Writer, editor

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Thomas J. Whalen

Associate professor, Boston University

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Ike Williams

Literary agent, attorney

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Mark T. Williams

Executive-in-residence, Boston University School of Management

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John Winters

Writer

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Curt Woodward

Journalist

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Sam Yoon

President, Council of Korean Americans

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Dan Zevin

Author

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