David Wachsmuth was trained as an urban planner in Toronto and is now a PhD candidate in Sociology at New York University. He is an organizer with GSOC-UAW, the union for graduate employees at NYU.
Dana Wagner is a senior researcher at Toronto Metropolitan University. She studied journalism at Carleton University and global affairs at the University of Toronto. She has worked in Toronto, Ottawa, Hanoi and Nairobi.
Kevin Walby is associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Winnipeg. He has authored or co-authored articles in British Journal of Criminology, Qualitative Inquiry, Qualitative Research, Punishment & Society, Antipode, Policing and Society, Urban Studies, Surveillance and Society, Media, Culture, and Society, Sociology, Current Sociology, International Sociology, Social Movement Studies, and more. He is author of Touching Encounters: Sex, Work, and Male-for-Male Internet Escorting (2012, University of Chicago Press). He is co-editor of Brokering Access: Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information Process in Canada with M. Larsen (2012, UBC Press). He is co-author with R. Lippert of Municipal Corporate Security in International Context (2015, Routledge). He has co-edited with R. Lippert Policing Cities: Urban Securitization and Regulation in the 21st Century (2013, Routledge) and Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective (2014, Palgrave). He is co-editor of Access to Information and Social Justice with J. Brownlee (2015, ARP Books) and The Handbook of Prison Tourism with J. Wilson, S. Hodgkinson, and J. Piche (2017, Palgrave). He is co-editor of Corporatizing Canada: Making Business Out of Public Service with Jamie Brownlee and Chris Hurl (2018, Between the Lines Press). He is co-editor of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons.
Derek Wall, a former Principal Speaker of the British Green Party, was a founder of the Ecosocialist International and Green Left. He is the author of numerous books, including Green History: A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy, and Politics, and Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements.
Carol Wall worked for years in the newspaper industry before becoming a union staff rep for the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP). She continues to design and lead courses as the first Huamn Rights Director of the CEP.
Helen Ware has over twenty years experience working for the Australian Government aid organization AUSAID. Rebecca Spence and Bert Jenkins teach in the Peace Studies programme at the University of New England. Jonathan Makuwira, now lecturing at the University of New England, is a former research officer with the NGO co-ordinating body in Malawi.
Syrus Marcus Ware is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University.