Dr. Suzanne Evans holds a PhD in Religious Studies. After working, studying, and living in China, Indonesia, India, and Vietnam, she now lives and writes in Ottawa. She is the author of Mothers of Heroes, Mothers of Martyrs: World War I and the Politics of Grief. Her writing, which has appeared in academic and literary journals, newspapers, magazines, and books, has a strong focus on women and war.
Erin Steuter is professor of sociology with a focus on critical media studies and ideological representations in news and popular culture. She has won multiple awards for her teaching and research and is the author of three books about the media and the war on terror including Pop Culture Goes to War: Enlisting and Resisting Militarism in the War on Terror. She regularly offers workshops for schools and community groups that engage the public in contemporary media literacy issues.
Fahim Amir is a Viennese philosopher and author. He has taught at various universities and art academies in Europe and Latin America. His research explores the thresholds of natures, cultures and urbanism; art and utopia; and colonial historicity and modernism.
Dr. Julie Macfarlane is a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Windsor. She was named a member of the Order of Canada in 2020. Macfarlane’s books include Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society and The New Lawyer: How Clients are Transforming the Practice of Law. She has researched and written extensively on dispute resolution, self-represented litigants and access to justice, and the legal profession.
nicole marie burton is a comic book and children’s book illustrator based in Ontario. With over a decade of experience in activist art and design, she is a founding member of the Ad Astra Comix publishing collective, which specializes in comics with social justice themes. Her published work includes The Beast: Making a Living on a Dying Planet, The Boy Who Walked Backwards, a chapter in the anthology Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle, and Enemy Alien (Between the Lines, 2020).
Salim Vally is Professor and Director of CERT, Faculty of Education, at the University of Johannesburg and the National Research Foundation – South African Research Initiative’s Chair in Community, Adult and Workers Education. He is co-editor of Education, Economy and Society and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History’s Schools.
Peter McFarlane is an author, journalist, and editor. His books include Northern Shadows: Canadians in Central America and Ancient Land, Ancient Sky: Following Canada’s Native Canoe Routes. He currently lives north of Montreal and is engaged in a number of writing and editing projects.