Miguel Angel Centeno is the Musgrave Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Princeton University. His latest publications are Global Capitalism (2010), Discrimination in an Unequal World (2010), State and Nation Making in the Iberian World (2013), and (with Elaine Enriquez) War and Society (2016). Through the Mapping Globalization project, he has worked on improving the quantitative scholarship available on globalization. He is one of the founders of the Princeton Network on State Building in the Developing World and of the Research Community on Global Systemic Risk supported by PIIRS. Ph.D. Yale University.

Lauren Coyle is an assistant professor of anthropology at Princeton University. She trained as a cultural anthropologist and as a lawyer. Her research interests include legal and political anthropology, critical theory, historical ethnography, epistemology, spirituality, subjectivity, capitalism, and symbolic power. Her geographical focus is on Ghana and, more broadly, on Africa at large. Coyle is currently working on a book titled Fires of Gold: Law, Land, and Sacrificial Labor in Ghana, an ethnography of the often hidden violence and cultural transformation in the penumbra of Ghana's gold mining - a signal sovereign dilemma and "poisoned chalice" for postcolonial Africa. Her work has appeared in Telos, Transition and Rethinking Marxism, as well as in the edited volume Corporate Social Responsibility? Human Rights in the New Global  Economy (2015).  Recently, she was a fellow at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, prior to this, a lecturer on law and social studies at Harvard and a fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute in the Hutchins Center. Ph.D. University of Chicago / J.D. Harvard Law School.

G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.  He is also co-director of Princeton’s Center for International Security Studies. Ikenberry is also a Global Eminence Scholar at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea, and in 2013-2014, he was the 72nd Eastman Visiting Professor at Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of seven books, including Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American System (2011). His book, After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars (2001), won the 2002 Schroeder-Jervis Award presented by the American Political Science Association for the best book in international history and politics. A collection of his essays, entitled Liberal Order and Imperial Ambition: American Power and International Order, was published in 2006. Ikenberry has authored 130 journal articles, essays, and book chapters. Ph.D. University of Chicago.

Robert O. Keohane is a professor or international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy (1984) and Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World (2002). He is co-author (with Joseph S. Nye, Jr.) of Power and Interdependence (3rd ed. 2001), and (with Gary King and Sidney Verba) of Designing Social Inquiry (1994). He has served as the editor of the journal International Organization and as president of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, 1989, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, 2005. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Science Po in Paris, and is the Harold Lasswell Fellow (2007-08) of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Ph.D. Harvard University.

Helen Milner is the B.C. Forbes Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and the director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. She was the chair of the Department of Politics from 2005 to 2011 and the president of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) from 2012-14. She has written extensively on issues related to international and comparative political economy, the connections between domestic politics and foreign policy, globalization and regionalism, and the relationship between democracy and trade policy. Some of her writings include Resisting Protectionism (1988), Interests, Institutions and Information: Domestic Politics and International Relations (1997), and (with Edward D. Mansfield) Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements (2012). Milner's newest book (with Dustin Tengley) is Sailing the Water’s Edge: Domestic Politics and American Foreign Policy (2015). Ph.D. Harvard University.

Grigore Pop-Eleches is a professor of politics and public and international affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. His main research interests lie at the intersection between political economy and comparative political behavior, with a particular interest in Eastern Europe and Latin America. He has worked on the politics of IMF programs in Eastern Europe and Latin America, the rise of unorthodox parties in East Europe, and on the role of historical legacies in post-communist regime change. His first book, entitled From Economic Crisis to Reform: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe was published in 2009. His work has also appeared in a variety of academic journals, including The Journal of Politics, World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Democracy, Studies in Comparative International Development, and East European Politics and Societies. Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley.