Who's Really Killing Our Schoolkids? Mike Males, Mike Males, a doctoral candidate in social ecology at UC Irvine, is the author of "Framing Youth: Ten Myths about the New Generation," to be published in October
Joe Hicks Warren Olney, Warren Olney is host of KCRW's "Which Way LA?"
Restoring Dignity to Thucydides' Profession Eugene D. Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese, a prominent Marxist historian and Civil War scholar, is president of the Historical Society, a professional organization of historians
Foster Agencies Careful With Medicating MARY ANN XAVIER, Mary Ann Xavier is executive director of Florence Crittenton Services of Orange County, a group home in Fullerton for abused and neglected children
The Politics of Hysteria WILLIAM J. PRESTON JR., William J. Preston Jr. is the author of "Aliens and Dissenters: Federal Suppression of Radicals, 1903-1933." He is the former chair of the history department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Jackpot RICHARD ELLIS, Richard Ellis is the author of "The Search for the Giant Squid" and "Imagining Atlantis," both scheduled for publication this year
Secrets CELIA MCGEE, Celia McGee is a writer for the New York Observer
Free fall OSHA GRAY DAVIDSON, Osha Gray Davidson is the author of, most recently, "The Enchanted Braid: Coming to Terms With Nature on the Coral Reef" (John Wiley & Sons)