Johns Hopkins professor Richard Macksey’s library, said to contain more than 70,000 books.Reviewers for Zeteo Reviews


Jeffrey M. Barnes is a lawyer, a doctoral student of comparative literature and an adjunct assistant professor of classical mythology at Hunter College—with an interest in the history of perfume.

Moorel Bey is an aspiring writer and “fixer of social inequalities.” She currently works in social services in Los Angeles. She has a BA in psychology and minor in criminal justice from Temple University in Philadelphia. She has an M.A. in Humanities from California State University Northridge and is pursuing a master’s in public admiration.

Rachel M. Brownstein teaches at Brooklyn College and in the English, Liberal Studies, and Women’s Studies Programs at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her most recent book is Why Jane Austen? (Columbia University Press, 2011).

Clifford D. Conner, a faculty member of the School of Professional Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center, is the author of A People’s History of Science, and Jean Paul Marat: Tribune of the French Revolution.

Walter Cummins sixth short story collection, Habitat: Stories of Bent Realism, was recently published by Del Sol Press. He teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jennifer Dean is currently working on a documentary on female filmmakers—“The 2nd Sex and the 7th Art” ( —while also writing reviews for Educational Media Reviews Online and working on short documentaries and narrative films of various genres.

William Eaton writes on ethics and the limits of human understanding, and is the Editorial Adviser to Zeteo. He notes that lovers of intellectual essays may find not too long ones posted every Tuesday evening on

Stuart Johnson is an attorney practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ashok Karra studies political philosophy at the University of Dallas. He blogs regularly at

Paul Kelly is a graduate of the City University of New York Liberal Studies program whose areas of research include torture and international relations.

Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Syracuse University, Edward F. Mooney is the author, inter alia, of Lost Intimacy in American Thought: Recovering Personal Philosophy from Thoreau to Cavell and Postcards Dropped in Flight, a set of lyrical meditations on birds, water, and the soul.

Keith Muchowski, a librarian at New York City College of Technology (CUNY) in Brooklyn, New York, blogs at

Victoria Ludas Orlofsky, a graduate of the CUNY Graduate Center’s Liberal Studies program, is currently in her final semester at Pratt Institute’s School of Information and Library Science, and plans to become an academic librarian.

Bruce D. Rhodewalt is the math department chair at Palm Springs High School. He holds a Master of Arts in Instructional Technology from California State University, San Bernardino.

Alan Stein is a psychotherapist, an adjunct professor at Queens College (CUNY) and at the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service, and Director of Behavioral Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital.

Claire Stewart is a professional chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. She received her master’s degree in liberal studies from the CUNY Grad Center, and is an assistant professor at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY. She worked as chef tournant at Gee’s Brasserie in Oxford, England, as well as restaurants in New York City and California.

Stephanie Tsank is a recent graduate of the City University of New York Liberal Studies program and a current doctoral student in English at the University of Iowa. She served as Editor of Zeteo from 2011-2012.

Image at top: Johns Hopkins professor Richard Macksey’s library, said to contain more than 70,000 books. From article on The Most Beautiful Home Libraries around the World.

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