Jane M. Rabb, PhD, Harvard U.; teaches literature and composition for Harvard and Radcliffe adult education programs; author, Charles Dickens and His Original Illustrators and monographs on Keats and Pearl S. Buck; editor of Literature and Photography: Interactions, 1840–1990.
Josh Rabinowitz, BA, Tufts U.; SVP and director of music of Grey Group; has produced more than 1,000 tracks for commercials internationally, featuring such artists as Black Eyed Peas, LL Cool J, Rihanna, LeAnn Rimes, Smokey Robinson, Run DMC; was once called a "New Music mogul" by Fast Company, Beethoven's Greatest Fan by NPR, and is a recognized voice in music branding; has been a columnist for Billboard, an adjunct at NYU, and a bandleader and trombonist in NYC.
Nahid Rachlin, author of Persian Girls, Jumping over Fire, Foreigner, Married to a Stranger, The Heart's Desire, and a short story collection, Veils; stories also published in Shenandoah, Confrontation, Literary Review, and anthologies; reviews in New York Times Book Review and Newsday; recipient, NEA grant, Wallace Stegner Fellowship, and PEN Syndicated Fiction Project Award.
Wendy S. Raver, PhD, NYU; lectures on ancient history, religion, and 19th-century travel and exploration; contributor to Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt and Encyclopedia of Travel and Literature; has written for KMT and the Bulletin of the Egyptological Seminar.
Romy Reading, MA, The New School for Social Research; university fellow; publications include a chapter in Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship and the article, Empowerment and Advocacy: Group Therapy for LGBT Asylum Seekers.
John Reed, MFA, Columbia U.; author of the novels A Still Small Voice, The Whole, and Snowball's Chance; work has appeared in venues such as TimeOut New York, Artforum, BOMB, New York Press, Brooklyn Rail, Playboy, and Paper Magazine; writer for award-winning television and film.
Thomas Reed, MPA, Princeton U.; has developed educational and promotional materials for NYC Dept. of Health; member of and trainer, NY Mac User Group.
Rebecca Reilly, MFA, The New School; editor-at-large, LIT magazine, the literary journal of the New School Writing Program.
Glenn Reynolds, PhD, SUNY Stony Brook; published articles include "Image and Empire: Anglo-American Cinematic Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1921—7" in South African Historical Journal, and "Playing Cowboys and Africans" in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television.
Ira Robbins, BFA, Pratt Inst.; partner, Start Studios; designer of print materials for New York City Ballet, Cunningham Dance Co., Intl. YMCA, Osborne Assn., Con Ed, The Kitchen, Lincoln Center, New Victory Theater, and Pressman Toys; has taught graphic design at the graduate and undergraduate levels for more than 15 years.
Frank Roberts, PhD candidate at NYU, where he has been on the faculty in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and is the recipient of the Ford Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. His primary area of expertise is expressive culture in the African Diaspora (from film and video to literature and conceptual art).
Tracy Robey, PhD expected May 2010, CUNY. Chancellor's Fellow, CUNY.
Sue Rosen, MS, Florida Intl. U.; freelance writer published in American Medical News, St. Petersburg Times, Aim Intercultural Magazine; poetry in Anthology of Southern Florida Poets and other publications; juried writer, Florida Arts in Education Program.
Justus Rosenberg, PhD, U. of Cincinnati; Russian Studies Research Fellow, Columbia U.; African Studies Research Scholar, Syracuse U.; chairman of Languages and Literature Div., Bard College; author of Constant Factors in Translation, Russia: Past and Present, and Brecht in Mandarin.
Cristina Ross, MA in Spanish, U. of Rhode Island; has taught Spanish and German at Berlitz Language School in Mexico City and NYC.
Randi Ross, BA, NYU; public relations writer whose work has been on radio and in print media; designer of a college-level writing curriculum; teaches at the Inst. of Design and Construction and CUNY.
Andrew Rubenfeld, PhD, NYU; has written on Walt Whitman for NJ Audubon Magazine; prepared text for Mark Twain and Huck Finn, a Natl. Geographic Society exhibit; does special projects editorial work for the Library of America.
Lisa R. Rubin, PhD, Arizona State U.; assistant professor, New School Bachelor's Program, New School for Social Research Dept. of Psychology; has published research on culture and body image, third-wave feminism, and women's health; former research fellow at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
David Rudofsky, MBA, Wharton; president of Rudofsky Associates; finance and strategy consulting; former director of strategic planning at Altria; frequent contributor to the New York Enterprise Report.
Sanjay Ruparelia, PhD, Cambridge U.; Commonwealth Scholar; research published in Comparative Politics and Economic and Political Weekly and edited volumes; advisory board member, India China Institute and Constellations; U.N. consultant; media commentator; previously taught at Columbia U.