Jean Michel Montsion  is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University. He was affiliated with the Centre of International Relations while conducting research in Vancouver.

John Owen is an associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia, specializing in international relations (theory, U.S. foreign policy, international security, and the effects of ideologies and cultures on world politics). He currently is completing two book manuscripts: Clashes of Ideas in World Politics: Ideologies, Alignments, and Regime Change, 1500-2005; and Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order (co-edited with J. Judd Owen).

Andreas Schloenhardt is a senior lecturer at The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law. Since 2007, he is an Adjunct Professor at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, and since 2008, a Visiting Professor at The Centre of International Relations. His principal areas of research include criminal law, organised crime, narcotrafficking, human smuggling and trafficking, terrorism, international criminal law, and immigration and refugee law.