Maurice Crul is a professor of Sociology at the VU University in Amsterdam and the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. His most recent books include The Changing Face of World Cities co-authored with John Mollenkopf and Superdiversity. A New Vision on Integration. He is international chair of the IMISCOE network. Last year he was a distinguished guest professor at the Advanced Research Collaborative of CUNY in New York.
Stefan Lindemann is currently Sector Economist for Peace and Security at KfW Development Bank and an Associate Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs. He was previously a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Political Science of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. He holds a PhD in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a German-French Double Master in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP). Stefan is interested in a broad range of peace and security related issues, with a particular focus on ethnic armed conflict. His work has been published in journals such as African Affairs, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, Third World Quarterly, Conflict, Security & Development, and Global Environmental Politics, among others.
Charles Husband is Professor of Social Analysis at the University of Bradford. Jörg Hüttermann is Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MMG), Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity, Göttingen.
Suzanne Hall is an urban ethnographer, and has practised as an architect in South Africa. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Researcher at LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research and teaching interests are foregrounded in local formations of global urbanisation, particularly, urban migration and migrant mico-economies, urban multiculture and civility, ethnography and visual methods. She currently leads a research project on ‘Ordinary Streets’, focusing on migrant economies and urban space.
Alison Dundes Renteln is Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California where she teaches Law and Public Policy with an emphasis on international law and human rights. She holds joint appointments in Anthropology, the Price School of Public Policy, and the Gould School of Law. A graduate of Harvard (History and Literature), she has a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from the USC Gould School of Law. She has served as Director of the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics, Vice-Chair, and Chair of the Department of Political Science. In 2005 she received the USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching (campus-wide). In Fall 2013 was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University where she conducted research on incentives for civic engagement including the legal duty to rescue. In Spring 2014 she will be a Human Rights Fellow at the School of Advanced Study at the University of London.
Oliver Bakewell is Co-Director and James Martin Fellow at the International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford. His current research focuses on migration, diasporas and global development; social theory and migration; African migration and borderlands. He holds a PhD and MSc in Development Studies and a BA in Mathematics.