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Dr. M. Shahid Alam

Professor, Department of Economics, Northeastern University, Boston. His academic writings focus, among other things, on the economic effects of Western foreign and economic policies on formerly colonized states. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Dr. Ruth Blakeley

Lecturer, Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Kent. Her research includes US and Latin American relations, political violence and torture as tools of foreign policy, and the study of terrorism. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Brett Bowden

Research Fellow, Centre for International Governance & Justice, Australian National University; former Lecturer in Political Science, Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Michael Byron

Professor of Political Science, Palomar College, Mira Costa College, CSU San Marcos. He teaches all aspects of Political Science and Political Economy in local colleges in San Diego. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Dr. Johan Galtung

Professor of Peace Studies, University of Hawaii; founder, Journal of Peace Research and International Peace Research Institute, Oslo. He is widely regarded as the founder of the academic discipline of Peace Research and one of the leading pioneers of peace and conflict transformation in theory and practice. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Daniele Ganser

Peace and Conflict researcher at the History Seminar of Basel University; Switzerland and President of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO) Switzerland; former Director, Secret Warfare Project, Center for Security Studies Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Bernd Hamm

Jean Monet Professor, Centre for European Studies, University of Trier; UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair on Europe in an International Perspective. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Eric Herring

Senior Lecturer in International Politics, University of Bristol. He has been at the forefront of academic attempts to push conventional International Relations theory in a more critical direction. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Ricardo René Larémont

Associate Director, Institute for Global Cultural Studies; Professor of Political Science & Sociology, State University of New York, Binghamton; lecturer for US State Department. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. S. Mansoob Murshed

Professor of International Industrial Ecoomics, Birmingham Business School; former Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity, Utrecht University; Project Director, World Institute for Development Economics Research, United Nations University; Professor of Development Economics, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. John McMurtry

University Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, University of Guelph, Ontario; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; Editor, Philosophy and World Problems, UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Jan Oberg

Director, Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, Lund; Visiting Professor, ICU and Chuo Universities, Japan and Nagoya University; former member of Danish Government’s Committee on Security and Disarmament. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Gideon Polya

Associate Professor (ret.) of Biochemistry, La Trobe University; former Queen Elizabeth II Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Lawrence Quill

Associate Director, Stanford Center on Ethics; Director, Ethics in Society Program, Stanford University. His scholarly interests include normative issues surrounding the concept of citizenship and the contemporary manifestations of non-violent resistance in a global context. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Diana Ralph

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Carleton University, Ottawa. She has written widely on political economy, Islamophobia and its uses in promoting security states, and the role of community psychiatry in labour force control and torture. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Robinson Rojas

Senior Lecturer, Development Planning Unit, University College London; founder, Project for the First People’s Century; Consultant, BBC World Service. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Peter Dale Scott

Professor Emeritus of English, University of California, Berkeley. A poet, writer and researcher, he is the founder of “deep politics” as a theoretical and methodological approach to understanding political events and processes. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. David Schwartzman

Professor of Biology, Howard University, Washington. His research has focused on the long-term carbon cycle, the evolution of the biosphere, the origin of life and environmental policy. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Naveed S. Sheikh

Lecturer in International Relations, Keele University; former GSAS Fellow, Department of Government, Harvard University; Honorary European Trust Scholar, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dr. Arno Tausch

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Innsbruck; Ministerial Counsellor in the Department of European and International Affairs at the Ministry for Social Security, Austria. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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