____________________________________________________________
 
 
 

Co-author of Einstein on Race and Racism, Fred Jerome is also the author of The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret War Against the World’s Most Famous Scientist (St. Martin’s Press, 2002). A veteran journalist and science writer, his articles and op-ed pieces have appeared in dozens of publications, including Newsweek and The New York Times. As a reporter in the South during the early 1960s, he covered the exploding civil rights movement, and, more recently, has taught at Columbia Journalism School, NYU and numerous other New York–area universities. In 2002, he developed a course at New School University, titled, "Scientists as Rebels."

In 1979, he created the Media Resource Service, a widely acclaimed telephone referral service, put thousands of journalists in touch with scientists – more than 30,000 scientists volunteered for the program, answering media questions in their areas of expertise.

email: authors@einsteinonrace.com

 

Rodger Taylor’s articles on city life, jazz, early African American New York, and the African Burial Ground have been published in local newspapers and magazines, including several in New York Newsday. He received agrant from the Animating Democracy Initiative in 2003 for an online piece about the slave galleries at St. Augustine's Church on the Lower East Side of Manhattan (one of the few existing slave galleries in New York City). This work will be published in the upcoming book, Arts-Based Civic Dialogue in Action edited by Pam Korza and Barbara Schaffer Bacon, 2005.  Mr. Taylor is a member of the St. Augustine’s Slave Gallery Committee, the Seneca Village (a 19th African American community displaced by the building of Central Park) Committee, and was part of the National Steering Committee on the African Burial Ground Project.  He is a Supervising Branch Librarian with the New York Public Library and presently works on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.

email: authors@einsteinonrace.com