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Nelson Cowan
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Lynne Rudder Baker
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Robert Epstein
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Ethan Paquin
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William S. Clark
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Jim Kurose
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John W. Ryan
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Charles Paul Alexander
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Randolph Bromery
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R. S. Lull
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Marilynne Robinson
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Stephen B. Oates
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Marshall Harvey Stone
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Ted Selker
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Chris Bachelder
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Roger Morse
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Roderic Grupen
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