Ingrid Robeyns is an economist and philosopher by training. She wrote her Ph.D. dissertation on Amartya Sen's capability approach to gender inequality. Her main areas of research are normative theories of inequality and justice, and some particular areas of application such as gender inequalities, justice for children and parents, and issues of global justice. In addition, she has written extensively on the capability approach, including for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Jonathan Riley is Professor, Department of Philosophy and Murphy Institute of Political Economy, Tulane University. He is a founding editor of the Sage journal Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE), now in its tenth year. He received his doctorate from Oxford in 1983, under the joint supervision of Amartya Sen and John Gray. Riley's research interests are in moral, legal and political philosophy (e.g., theories of justice and rights, varieties of utilitarianism, ethical pluralism and its political implications, democratic theory, etc).
Anthony Laden is a Professor of Philosophy at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He works in moral and political philosophy, where his research focuses on the nature of practical reason and reasoning, liberalism, democratic theory, feminism and the politics of identity, and civic education. He also has interests in the history of moral and political philosophy, especially Rousseau, Kant and Hegel.
A. J. Julius is a philosopher and economist who has written about economic growth, income distribution, justice, collective action, reasons, wrongness, and persons.
Daniel M. Hausman is the Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research has centered on epistemological, metaphysical, and ethical issues lying at the boundaries between economics and philosophy. A co-founder of the journal, Economics and Philosophy, his most recent book is Preference, Value, Choice and Welfare, published by Cambridge University Press in 2011. In 2009, Hausman was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Joshua Cohen is a political philosopher, who has written on democracy (esp. deliberative democracy and new forms of democratic governance), equality, basic liberties, and global justice. At Stanford, Cohen teaches political science, philosophy, and law. He co-directs the Program on Liberation technologies and has been working on how human-centered design can shape mobile-for-development projects. Cohen is currently on the faculty of Apple University. Since 1991, he has been editor of Boston Review.
Harry Brighouse is a Professor of Philosophy and an Affiliate Professor of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1992, and spent a brief period of 2000-2002 working at the Institute of Education at the University of London. His main expertise is in political philosophy, and in philosophy as it relates to educational policy and practice, and he has an independent interest in education policy.
Jaime Ahlberg is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Florida. Her dissertation was an exploration of the interaction between ideal theory (typified by Rawls's justice as fairness) and nonideal theory (which attempts to theorize justice in the world as it is). Her areas of specialization include ethics and political philosophy, and her areas of concentration include the philosophy of education, bioethics, and feminist philosophy.
Ahlberg received her Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010.