writer on the workplace and management for USA Today, an editorial columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, a member of the editorial board of the Detroit Free Press, and a senior fellow and director of the Energy Policy Project at the Joint Center for Political Studies. He has been awarded several fellowships and has won several awards in journalism. He has an M.A. degree in science, technology, and public policy from George Washington University.


JOHN McCONNON BARLEY is professor and chairman of the Department of Psychology at Princeton University. He previously taught at New York University. His earlier work included research on people’s reactions to emergencies, particularly reactions that determine whether people will give help to victims. Currently he studies perceptions of energy and energy problems and the ways in which information can be made available to people to facilitate their energy-conserving behaviors. He received a B.A. degree from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. degree from Harvard University.


RICHARD HOFRICHTER worked as research associate for the committee on Behavioral and Social Aspects of Energy Consumption and Production. A legal sociologist, he was previously research associate for the Criminal Justice and the Elderly Program of the National Council of Senior Citizens. He has written articles on neighborhood justice, legal services delivery, restitution, and victim compensation. His interests include democratic social planning, alternatives to courts, and class struggle in American cities. He received a Ph.D. degree in political science from the City University of New York.


SARA KIESLER is professor of social science and social psychology at Carnegie-Mellon University. She has been on the faculties of Yale University, Connecticut College, and the University of Kansas and served as a study director at the National Research Council from 1975 to 1979. Her current research interests include behavioral and social aspects of computing, telecommunications, technological change in organizations, group decision making, and public policy in the areas of technology, aging, and energy. She is an editor for Social Issues and a member of the Panel on Consensus Development of the National Institutes of Health, the executive council of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, and the council of the American Psychological Association. She received a B.S. degree from Simmons College, an M.A. degree from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. degree in psychology from Ohio State University.


DOROTHY LEONARD-BARTON is assistant professor of management at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of



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