Jeff J. Corntassel is a Ph.D. student in International Relations at the University of Arizona.
Sandra L. Gubin is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Virginia. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and is currently completing a book on Soviet emigration policies.
Ronald Paul Hill is Professor and Chairperson of Marketing in the College of Commerce and Finance at Villanova University. He has published over fifty articles in social science journals and proceedings on homelessness, AIDS, gun control, criminality, abortion, and lobbying. He is currently involved in a multi-year investigation of homelessness worldwide.
Paul R. Kleindorfer is the Universal Furniture Professor of Decision Sciences and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated with distinction from the US Naval Academy in 1961. He studied on a Fulbright Fellowship in Mathematics at the University of Tübingen, Germany (1964–1965), and received his Ph.D. in 1970 from Carnegie Mellon University in Systems and Communications Sciences at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration. Dr. Kleindorfer has held university appointments at Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and several international research institutes, including ILASA and The Science Center-Berlin. Dr. Kleindorfer is the author or co-author of ten books and over 100 research papers in the areas of managerial economics, quality, and regulation. He has consulted with the US Postal Service as well as regulated companies in the telecommunications and energy sectors. Dr. Kleindorfer is Co-Director of the Wharton Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes, where he conducts research on regulated industries, with special focus on postal restructuring, energy, and environmental problems.
Rolf Künnemann holds an M.A. University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. from Heidelberg University. He has served as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Applied Mathematics at Heidelberg University. Since 1986 he has been Secretary General of FIAN International concentrating on violations of the right to food and related issues such as land rights, and economic human rights of smallholders, agricultural workers, landless laborers, and indigenous peoples.
Audrey Macklin is Assistant Professor of Law at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She teaches, researches, and writes in the areas of immigration and refugee law, feminist legal theory, criminal law, and administrative law. She is currently a Member of the Convention Refugee Determination Division of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board.
Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer is Assistant Professor of Population Sciences at Harvard University. She has carried out research on fertility and health in countries in the Middle East and North Africa, focusing on the extent to which cultural factors such as the status of women or the notion of son preference affect the health of women and children. She has also written on population policies in the Middle East, investigating the link between Islam, women’s status, and demographic outcomes, and exploring the compatibility between notions of reproductive choice and Islamic principles. She is currently collaborating with the Population Council on a review of population policies in countries of the Middle East.
Tomas Hopkins Primeau is a visiting scholar at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Jay Schulkin is Chief of the Behavioral Neuroscience Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health, and Senior Research Associate at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processing Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Purchase College, M.A. (philosophy), and received his Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience in 1983. He taught and did research at the University of Pennsylvania from 1983–1992, was a faculty member in the Medical School, and was an associate of the Wharton Group at Penn during that time. In 1992 he joined the Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health to head the Behavioral Neuroscience Unit. He has published over seventy papers both in the sciences and the humanities, in addition to four books.