Peter Kivisto is Professor in Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare, and Richard A. Swanson Chair of Social Thought at Augustana College, US. His research interests include immigration, multiculturalism, social integration, citizenship, and religion. Among his books are The Trump Phenomenon: How the Politics of Populism Won in 2016 (2017), Race and Ethnicity: The Basics (2012, with Paul Croll), Key Ideas in Sociology (2011), Illuminating Social Life (2011); Beyond a Border: The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration (2010, with Thomas Faist); Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects (2007, with Thomas Faist); and Intersecting Inequalities (2007, with Elizabeth Hartung).
Shirley Anne Tate is Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and Decoloniality (CRED) in the Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, UK, and Honorary Professor, Chair for Critical Studies in Higher Education Transformation at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. Her area of research is Black Diaspora Studies broadly and her research interests are institutional racism including universities, the body, affect, beauty, 'race' performativity and Caribbean decolonial studies, while paying attention to the intersections of 'race' and gender in her research, writing and teaching. She has published widely, given talks internationally and supervised PhD candidates and Masters students on these topics.
Marta Araújo is a Principal Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal, where she integrates the Research Group 'Democracy, Citizenship and Law' and lectures in the Doctoral Programmes 'Democracy in the 21st Century' and 'Human Rights in Contemporary Societies'. She is also invited lecturer at the Black Europe Summer School (International Institute for Research and Education - IIRE, Amsterdam). Marta has published internationally and is currently a member of the Editorial Board of publications on sociology, race and education in Brazil, Britain, Portugal and the United States. She has also been actively engaged in outreach activities, both with grassroots movements and with schools. Her research work addresses the (re)production and challenging of Eurocentrism and racism in two complimentary lines: 1) Eurocentrism, knowledge production, history teaching, and political struggles; 2) public policy, racial inequality and anti-racism.
Anna Bredström is Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO) at Linköping University. Her research focuses on bodies, health and medicine, and she is currently working with the VR-funded research project Swedish Genes? Ancestry and Ethnicity in Human Genetics Research where she, together with Shai Mulinari (LU), examines the politics and ethics of translating Human Genetics Research to popular science and clinical medicine.