Amy Argenal is in the process of completing her doctoral studies in International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, where she also received her Masters in the same area of study. She received her second Masters in Human Rights from Mahidol University in Thailand. Her doctoral research focuses on human rights activism in Myanmar. Amy is the Director of Service Learning at an independent high school in San Francisco and through her work in that capacity has published on service learning and presented at various conferences on teaching race, power and privilege.
Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Rhode Island College in Providence, R.I. She is a scholar of higher education and organizational change and teaches courses on research methods, law, education, and social justice. Her book Student Activism and Curricular Change in Higher Education was published by Ashgate, and she has extensive publications and presentations in the area of sociological and legal studies pedagogy.
Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, where she directs the MA program in Human Rights Education. She is also Visiting Professor and Research Fellow at the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University of the Free State, South Africa. Dr. Bajaj is the editor and author of multiple books, including Schooling for Social Change: The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India (winner of the 2012 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award of the Comparative & International Education Society), as well as numerous articles. She has also developed curriculum--particularly related to peace education, human rights, anti-bullying efforts and sustainability--for non-profit organizations and inter-governmental organizations, such as UNICEF and UNESCO. In 2015, she received the Ella Baker/Septima Clark Human Rights Award (2015) from Division B of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Michael Bennett is Professor of English at Long Island University (Brooklyn). He is the editor and author of four books and numerous articles on American literature, African American studies, and urban culture & ecology. His latest work has been creative, publishing poetry and short fiction. He currently serves on the editorial board of Radical Teacher.
Melissa Canlas is completing her doctoral studies at the University of San...