James H. Brusstar is a senior fellow in the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University. His past areas of research include Soviet military doctrine and strategy. He is currently working on a study of national security policymaking in Russia.
Barbara Ann Chotiner is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama. She is the author of Khrushchev's Party Reform as well as shorter studies of the Soviet policy process and the role of the Communist Party in the Soviet economy.
Stephen Fortescue has worked at the Australian National University and the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Birmingham. He currently teaches political science at the University of New South Wales. Fortescue is the author of The Communist Party and Soviet Science, Science Policy in the Soviet Union, and articles on Soviet science policy and administrative structures.
Brenda Horrigan is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies. A former Soviet affairs analyst for U.S. Government agencies and Science Applications International, she has specialized in questions of arms control and defense industries in the USSR.
Eugene Huskey has taught at Colgate University, Bowdoin College, and Stetson University, where he is currently Associate Professor of Political Science. He is the author of Russian Lawyers and the Soviet State as well as numerous articles on Soviet law and government. He has also written on politics in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan.