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Liliana Acero is currently a visiting senior researcher at CENTRIM / University of Brighton, United Kingdom, and an associate professor at PRIGEPP-FLACSO, Argentina, prior to which she was a postdoctoral senior researcher and an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts and Brown University (1992–1994).

Rustem Ertug Altinay is a graduate student at Bogazici University, in Turkey. His main areas of interest are gender, sexuality, and meanings of the body. His works have been published or are forthcoming in Feminist Media Studies, Women's Studies Quarterly, Journal of Women's History, and several edited volumes.

María Julia Bertomeu is Professor of Philosophy at Universidad Nacional de La Plata and Investigator at CONICET, in Argentina. Her research topics are moral and political philosophy, bioethics, history of modern philosophy, and social policy. Her publications include an edited collection, Republicanismo y democracia, with A. Domènech and A. DeFrancisco, and "Patentes en biotecnología: Una nueva forma de acumulación por desposesión."

Lisa Eckenwiler is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy, and Director of Health Care Ethics at the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics at George Mason University.

María José Guerra Palmero is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Gender Studies at the University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain. Her latest [End Page 185] publication with co-editor, R. Aramayo, is Los laberintos de la responsabilidad (Madrid: Plaza y Valdés, 2007).

Florencia Luna is an independent researcher for CONICET, Argentina. She is also the director for the Program of Bioethics at FLACSO. She is a past president (2003–2005) of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB), Temporary Advisor for the World Health Organization (WHO) and for CIOMS-WHO Ethical Guidelines (2002), and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (2006).

Mary Mahowald is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. She has published over 100 articles in feminist, philosophy, bioethics, and medical journals. Her books include Philosophy of Woman (Hackett 1994); Women and Children in Health Care (Oxford 1993); Genes, Women, Equality (Oxford 2000); and Bioethics and Women (Oxford 2006).

Zahra Meghani is an assistant professor in the Philosophy Department at University of Rhode Island . Her research interests are bioethics and feminist theory.

Inmaculada de Melo-Martín is an associate professor in the Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College. She holds a PhD in philosophy and an MS in molecular biology. Her research focuses on ethical and epistemological issues related to biomedical science and technology. She is the author of Making Babies (Kluwer 1998) and Taking Biology Seriously, Rowman & Littlefield.

Obioma Nnaemeka is Professor of French, Women's Studies, and African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University, Indianapolis. She is the president of the Association of African Women Scholars and the author/editor of numerous books and articles on gender, women, development, human rights, and postcolonial literature.

John Otieno Ouko is a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University. He holds a BA in philosophy from Urbaniana University in Italy and an MA in philosophy from the University of Nairobi.

Constance Perry is Associate Professor in the Health Services Administration Program of Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions. She [End Page 186] has published articles dealing with ethical issues in pregnancy, personhood, animal experimentation, organizational ethics, and autonomy.

Lauren A. Plante is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University. She is Director of the Labor and Delivery Unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, her Master's in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and is board-certified in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and maternal-fetal medicine.

Arleen L. F. Salles is currently a researcher at Centro de Investigaciones Filosóficas (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Her research interests are in ethical theory, moral psychology, and bioethics. She has published articles on emotions in ethical reasoning, health care ethics and autonomy, and cultural differences. She has edited several collections and is the co-author of Bioetica: Nuevas reflexiones sobre debates clásicos.

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