Kenneth L. Karst is the David G. Price and Dallas P. Price Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he has taught constitutional law since 1965. Professor Karst is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he gave the Seventy-Fourth Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA in 1993. He has held a series of visiting fellowships and lectureships at major universities in the United States, Britain, France and Japan. Professor Karst served as Associate Editor of the prize-winning Encyclopedia of the American Constitution (1986) and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Supplement II (forthcoming 2000). His recent books include Belonging to America: Equal Citizenship and the Constitution (1989) which was awarded the 1990 James A. Rawley Prize by the Organization of American Historians for the "best book on race relations in the United States, and Law's Promise, Law's Expression: Vision of Power in the Politics of Gender, Race, and Religion (1993).