Tanya Basok is a Professor at the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, and Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Justice at the University of Windsor. Her research focuses on international migration, citizenship and human rights, and social justice. She is the author of Tortillas and Tomatoes: Transmigrant Mexican Harvesters in Canada and other work on migrants and migrant rights.
Emily Carasco is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor. She teaches Immigration Law, Public International Law, and Family Law.
David L. Cingranelli is Professor of Political Science at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He is the former President of the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association. He conducts global, comparative, econometric research examining the causes and consequences of variation in government respect for various types of human rights.
Spencer R. Crew is Clarence J. Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History at George Mason University. He has worked in public history institutions for more than twenty-five years. He served as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for six years and worked at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution for twenty years. Nine of those years he served as the director of NMAH. At each of those institutions he sought to make history accessible to the public through innovative and inclusive exhibitions and public programs. His most important exhibition was the ground breaking "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration 1915-1940" which generated a national discussion about migration, race, and creating historical exhibitions. He also co-curated "The American Presidency a Glorious Burden" which is one of the Smithsonian's most popular exhibitions. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has attracted worldwide attention for the quality of its presentations and its focus on race, interracial cooperation, and issues of contemporary slavery. Crew has published extensively in the areas of African American and Public History. Among his publications are Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration 1915-1940 (1987) and Black Life in Secondary Cities: A Comparative Analysis of the Black Communities of Camden and Elizabeth, N.J. 1860-1920 (1993). He co-authored The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden (2002) and Unchained Memories: Readings From The Slave Narratives (2002). Crew graduated from Brown University and holds a M.A. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. In 2003 he was inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
A. Belden Fields is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana. He is the author of Rethinking Human Rights for the New Millennium (2003) and a number of articles on human rights theory. He is also an activist in [End Page 465] the Champaign-Urbana Citizens for Peace and Justice, an affiliate of the Midwest Coalition for Human Rights.
Jocelyn E. Getgen is Women and Justice Fellow, Cornell Law School. J.D., Cornell Law School; M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; B.A., Cornell University.
Mark Gibney is the Belk Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. His most recent book publications include International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles (Rowman & Littlefield 2008) and two edited volumes The Age of Apology: Facing Up to the Past (Mark Gibney et al. eds., Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2007) and Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations (Mark Gibney & Sigrun Skogly eds., Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2010). In addition, he has a forthcoming book: Sabine Carey, Mark Gibney & Steven Poe, The Politics of Human Rights: The Quest for Human Dignity (Cambridge Univ. Press 2010). Gibney has managed the coding for the PTS since 1984.
Pablo Gilabert is a native of Argentina and is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). He received his Ph.D at New School for Social Research, New York (2003) and his B.A. at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1997). His areas of specialization are ethics and political philosophy. Within these areas, he is currently doing research on global justice. His research has been supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Soci...