Amitai Etzioni is the first University Professor of The George Washington University. He previously taught at Columbia University and at Harvard University. He served as a Senior Advisor to the White House from 1979-1980 and as president of the American Sociological Association. He is the author of the best-selling book The Spirit of Community, a book on Privacy in a Cyber Age, as well as Law in a New Key, and The New Normal. He has written a number of law review articles as well as contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. Dr Etzioni was recently awarded The Seventh James Wilbur Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Appreciation and Advancement of Human Values and the Sociological Practice Association's Outstanding Contribution Award.