His interventions made the final version much richer.
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To him, I owe much gratitude, both professional and personal.
When I em- barked on this intellectual journey, I thought that I already knew many of the answers to the questions I was posing.
I have enjoyed thinking about, researching, and writing it in ways I did not anticipate.
I would like to begin by thanking Lisa Anderson, my professor and advisor, for believing in this proj- ect and for supporting it despite her initial misgivings about its unorthodox methodology.