Christine Ahn is a policy and research analyst with the Global Fund for Women and a Foreign Policy In Focus columnist.
Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Walden Bello is a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based research and advocacy institute Focus on the Global South.
Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Hannah Gurman is an assistant professor at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She writes on the politics, economics, and culture of U.S. diplomacy and military conflict. Her forthcoming book, The Dissent Papers: The Voice of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond, will be published by the University of Columbia Press in fall 2011.
Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.
Columnist Kwei Quartey was born in Ghana and raised by an African American mother and a Ghanaian father, both of whom were university lecturers. He lives in Pasadena, California where he runs a wound care clinic and is the lead physician at an urgent care center. He is the author of two novels, Wife of the Gods and Children of the Street, with Murder at Cape Three Points due out in 2012. His website is www.kweiquartey.com.
Stephen Zunes, a Foreign Policy In Focus columnist and senior analyst, is a professor of Politics and chair of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of San Francisco. He is the author, along with Jacob Mundy, of Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution (Syracuse University Press, 2010).
IPS Global Economy Project Director Sarah Anderson's current work includes research, writing, and networking on issues related to the impact of international trade, finance, and investment policies on inequality, sustainability, and human rights. Sarah is also a well-known expert on executive compensation, as the lead author of 16 annual “Executive Excess” reports that have received extensive media coverage.
In 2009, she served on an advisory committee to the Obama administration on bilateral investment treaties. In 2000, she served on the staff of the bipartisan International Financial Institutions Advisory Commission (“Meltzer Commission”), commissioned by the U.S. Congress to evaluate the World Bank and IMF. Sarah is also a board member of Jubilee USA Network and a co-author of the books Field Guide to the Global Economy (New Press, 2nd edition, 2005) and Alternatives to Economic Globalization (Berrett-Koehler, 2nd edition, 2004).
Prior to coming to IPS in 1992, Sarah was a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development (1989-1992) and an editor for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (1988). She holds a Masters in International Affairs from The American University and a BA in Journalism from Northwestern University.
FPIF Senior Analyst, Mark Engler, is a writer based in New York City and senior analyst with Foreign Policy In Focus. He is author of How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy (Nation Books, 2008).
An activist originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Mark also serves as a commentator for the Institute for Public Accuracy and for the Mainstream Media Project.
Antonia Juhasz is Director of the newly established Chevron Program at Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human rights non-profit organization. She is a policy-analyst, author and activist.
Juhasz is the lead author and editor of The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report. Juhasz is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies and a senior analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. She is on the National Advisory Committee of Iraq Veterans Against the War and on the Board of Directors of Coffee Strong. She has taught at the New College of California in the Activism and Social Change Masters Program and as a guest lecturer on U.S. Foreign Policy at the McMaster University Labour Studies Program in a unique educational program with the Canadian Automobile Workers Union.
Juhasz is the author of The Tyranny of Oil: the World’s Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do To Stop It (HarperCollins 2008), described as "A worthy successor to 'The Prize'... A riveting read with a bold blueprint for ending the madness,” by former California EPA Secretary, Terry Tamminen.
E. Ethelbert Miller
E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist. He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He is a board member of The Writer's Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine. Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University. Miller is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. and a former core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars at Bennington College.
Adil E. Shamoo
Adil E. Shamoo, a professor at the University of Maryland's School of Medicine, is an Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow and a Foreign Policy In Focus senior analyst. He is the author of: Equal Worth – When Humanity Will Have Peace.
Shamoo has written and edited 16 books on science and bioethics and his op-eds have run in many newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor and The Baltimore Sun. Shamoo was born in Baghdad, Iraq and obtained his BSc at University of Baghdad, an MSc at University of Louisville, and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York. You can read his writings on: www.forwarorpeace.com
Ian Williams is a senior analyst whose work has written for newspapers and magazines around the world such as the Australian, The Independent, New York Observer, The Financial Times and The Guardian.