Jean Halley (Professor of Sociology) teaches at the College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). She earned her PhD in sociology at the Graduate Center of CUNY, and her master’s degree in theology at Harvard University. Her books include Boundaries of Touch: Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy (2007), The Parallel Lives of Women and Cows: Meat Markets (2012), and Horse Crazy: Girls and the Lives of Horses (2019). She also assisted Patricia Ticineto Clough in editing The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (2007) and co-authored with Amy Eshleman, Seeing Straight: An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege (2017).

Amy Eshleman, a professor of psychology at Wagner College, regularly teaches courses on race, class, gender, and sexuality, in which she shares her research on expressions of prejudice. In 2017, co-authored with Jean Halley, Seeing Straight: An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege. She holds PhD from the University of Kansas.

Ramya Vijaya is a professor of economics and global studies at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. At Stockton, besides courses in economics, she also teaches interdisciplinary courses on gender, inequality, and diversity issues. Her research is in the area of labor markets, globalization, and feminist political economy. She has published multiple articles on the impact of globalization on labor and on feminist perspectives in economics. Vijaya holds a PhD in economics from American University.