Tal Bolton was until recently a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute for Science and Society, University of Nottingham, UK. Her research focuses on post-World War II military and civilian volunteers in human experiments and research ethics in practice in the UK.
Robert Dingwall is Director of Dingwall Enterprises, a consulting and research company which he founded on being made redundant following restructuring at the University of Nottingham. He was previously Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Science and Society at that university. Aside from the consulting business, he is working on a number of papers examining the ethical regulation of research and its consequences. His most recent book is co-edited with Ivy Bourgeault and Raymond de Vries, Handbook of Qualitative Health Research (2010).
Patricia Jaspers is a Ph.D. candidate in the Health, Ethics, and Society department at the CAPRHI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on trust and responsibility in governance of ethical issues in medical research involving humans.
Susan M. Reverby is the Marion Butler McLean Professor in the History of Ideas and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College and a Non-resident Fellow at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute at Harvard University. A historian of American women, health care, and medicine, her most recent book is Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy (2009).
Vienna Rozelle is a master's student at University College, London, where she is preparing a dissertation on Foucault and masculinity. She received a B.A. in Politics from the University of Nottingham and worked on the present article as a summer intern at the Institute for Science and Society.
Zachary M. Schrag is an associate professor of history at George Mason University. He is the author of Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965-2009 (2010). He tracks recent developments on the Institutional Review Blog, http://www.institutionalreviewblog.com/.
L. L. Wynn is a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and a Deputy Chair of its Human Research Ethics Committee. Her current research focuses on reproductive health technologies in North America and Egypt and on anthropological research ethics. She is the author of Pyramids and Nightclubs (2007). [End Page 115]