The Johns Hopkins Civility ProjectFollowing is a list of some of the people closely involved with the Johns Hopkins Civility Project and conference and their areas of expertise:
Pier-Massimo Forni, Ph.D, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, The Johns Hopkins University. Co-coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Civility Project. Research interests: medieval and modern Italian literature, civility and manners. Recent publication: Adventures in Speech: Rhetoric and Narration in Boccaccio's Decameron. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996). Recognized by the journal Choice as one of the outstanding academic books of 1996.
Giulia Sissa, Ph.D, chair, Department of Classics, The Johns Hopkins University. Co-coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Civility Project. Research interests: Greek literature, philosophy, history of medicine, history of sexuality. Recent publication Le plaisir et le mal. (Paris: Odile Jacob, 1997).
John F. Kasson, Ph.D, Department of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Recent publication: Rudeness and Civility: Manners in Nineteenth-Century Urban America. (New York: Hill and Wang, 1990).
Larry Sullivan, Ph.D, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Recent publication: The Prison Reform Movement: Forlorn Hope. (Boston: Twayne, 1990). Research interests: oral history of Maryland, 19th century reading habits, prison life.
Daniel Buccino, MSW, co-founder and co-director, The Baltimore- Washington Brief Therapy Institute and a counselor at the Adult Outpatient Community Psychiatric Program at The Johns Hopkins University Bayview Medical Center. Research interests: brief therapy, psychoanalysis, consumer culture, manners and mental health.
Edward McDill, Ph.D, Department of Sociology and Center for the Social Organization of Schools at The Johns Hopkins University. Research interests: sociology of education, social psychology of adolescence, deviant behavior.
James McPartland, Ph.D, Department of Sociology and Center of the Social Organization of Schools at The Johns Hopkins University. Research interests: sociology of education, race relations, formal organizations.
Richard Macksey, Ph.D, Humanities Center, The Johns Hopkins University. Research interests: humanities in medical school, comparative literature, critical theory, film studies.
Brenda Vogel, Ph.D, coordinator, Maryland Correctional Education Libraries. Research interests: continuing education for prison inmates.
Sidney Mintz, Ph.D, emeritus, Department of Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University. Recent publication: Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom (Beacon Press, 1996). Anthropology of food, economic anthropology, Latin America, Caribbean.
NOTE: The work of the Civility Project can be found on the project's Web site: http://www.civility.mse.jhu.edu/.
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