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Christian Barry is lecturer in philosophy in the School of Humanities and senior research fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the Australian National University. He is coauthor, with Sanjay G. Reddy, of International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (2008), and coeditor, with Thomas Pogge, of Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice (2005) and, with Barry Herman and Lydia Tomitova, of Dealing Fairly with Developing Country Debt (2007). He produces the online audio broadcast Public Ethics Radio and, between 2003 and 2007, was editor of Ethics & International Affairs.

Alex J. Bellamy is professor of peace and conflict studies at the University of Queensland. His books include Kosovo and International Society (2002), Security Communities and Their Neighbours: Regional Fortresses or Global Integrators? (2004), Understanding Peacekeeping (edited with Paul D. Williams and Stuart Griffin, 2004), International Society and Its Critics (editor, 2004), Just Wars: From Cicero to Iraq (2006), and Fighting Terror: Ethical Dilemmas (2008), and Responsibility to Protect (2009). He serves on the editorial board of Ethics & International Affairs.

Seyla Benhabib is the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and director of the Program on Ethics, Politics, and Economics at Yale University. Her publications include The Claims of Culture (2002) and The Rights of Others (2004), which in 2005 won the Ralph Bunche Award of the American Political Science Association and the Best Book Award of the North American Society for Social Philosophy. She is the author, most recently, of Another Cosmopolitanism (2006), and coeditor, with Ian Shapiro and Danilo Petranovich, of Identities, Affiliations, and Allegiances (2007).

Allen Buchanan is the James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at Duke University, where he specializes in the philosophy of international law, political philosophy, and bioethics. His most recent books are Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law (2003) and (with Dan W. Brock, Norman Daniels, and Daniel Wikler) From Chance to Choice: Genetics & Justice (2000). Professor Buchanan will give the 2009 Uehiro Lectures at Oxford University on the subject of the ethics of using biotechnology to enhance human capabilities. He serves on the Editorial Board of Ethics & International Affairs.

Joseph H. Carens is professor of political science at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness (2000), which won the 2002 C. B. Macpherson Prize of the Canadian Political Science Association. He is also the author or editor of three other books, and has published more than sixty papers in journals and edited volumes. He is writing a book on the ethics of immigration. His paper, "The Rights of Irregular Migrants," is the subject of a symposium in Ethics & International Affairs 22, no. 2 (2008).

Neta C. Crawford is professor of political science and African American studies at Boston University. Her recent work on intervention, prevention, and U.S. military strategy appears in International Relations, Journal of Political Philosophy, and in Preemption: Military Action and Moral Justification, edited by Henry Shue and David Rodin (2007). She is the author of Argument and Change in World Politics: Ethics, Decolonization, Humanitarian Intervention (2002), which was co-winner of the 2003 Jervis-Schroeder Award of the American Political Science Association for the best book on international history and politics.

David A. Crocker is senior research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy and the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. He specializes in social theory, development ethics, transitional justice, democratization, and the ethics of consumption. His books include Praxis and Democratic Socialism: The Critical Social Theory of Markovic and Stojanovic (1983), Ethics of Consumption: The Good Life, Justice, and Global Stewardship (edited with Toby Linden, 1998), and Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy (2008).

Robyn Eckersley is professor in the School of Political Science, Sociology, and Criminology at the University of Melbourne, where she researches and teaches environmental politics, political theory, and global politics. Her books include Environmentalism and Political Theory: Toward an Ecocentric Approach (1992), The Green State: Rethinking Democracy and Sovereignty (2004), The State and the Global Ecological Crisis (edited with John Barry, 2005), and Political Theory and the Ecological Challenge (edited with Andrew Dobson, 2006). She serves on the Editorial Board of Ethics & International Affairs.

David C. Hendrickson is the Robert J. Fox Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at Colorado College, where he teaches international politics and American foreign policy. He is the author or coauthor of seven books, including Peace Pact: The Lost World of the American Founding (2003) and Union, Nation, or Empire? The American Approach to International Relations (2009). His essays on American power have appeared in The National Interest, World Policy Journal, Orbis, and Foreign Affairs.

Alison M. Jaggar is College Professor of Distinction in Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has written a number of books, including Feminist Politics and Human Nature (1983) and Abortion: Three Perspectives (with Philip Devine, Michael Tooley, and Celia Wolf-Devine, 2008). She is editor of Just Methods: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Reader (2007) and Pogge and His Critics (2009). Her current book projects concern international ethics and global gender justice.

Ethan B. Kapstein is the Paul Dubrule Professor of Sustainable Development at INSEAD, and a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development, Washington, D.C. He is the author of Economic Justice in an Unfair World (2006) and coauthor, with Nathan Converse, of The Fate of Young Democracies (2008).

Robert O. Keohane is professor of international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He is the author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Economy (2005 [1984]) and Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World (2002). He is the coauthor, with Joseph S. Nye Jr., of Power and Interdependence (third edition, 2001) and, with Gary King and Sidney Verba, Designing Social Inquiry (1994). He recently published Anti-Americanisms in World Politics (edited with Peter J. Katzenstein, 2007). Professor Keohane is a past president of the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association.

Terry Nardin is professor and head of political science at the National University of Singapore. His books include Law, Morality, and the Relations of States (1983), Traditions of International Ethics (edited with David R. Mapel, 1992), The Ethics of War and Peace: Religious and Secular Perspectives (as editor, 1996), The Political Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott (2001), International Relations in Political Thought: Texts from the Ancient Greeks to the First World War (edited with Chris Brown and Nicholas J. Rengger, 2002), and Michael Oakeshott’s Lectures in the History of Political Thought (edited with Luke O’Sullivan, 2007). He serves on the Editorial Board of Ethics & International Affairs.

Thomas Pogge is professor of philosophy and international affairs at Yale University, research director in the Center for the Study of Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo, and adjunct professor in the Centre for Professional Ethics at the University of Central Lancashire. His books include Realizing Rawls (1989), John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice (2007), and World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms (second edition, 2008). He recently edited Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right: Who Owes What to the Very Poor? (2007).

Mathias Risse is associate professor of public policy and philosophy at the Harvard Kennedy School. His recent work on trade and migration appears in Politics, Philosophy & Economics and European Journal of Philosophy. He is writing a book called The Grounds of Justice: An Essay on Global Political Philosophy. His essay ‘‘On the Morality of Immigration’’ is the subject of an exchange in Ethics & International Affairs 22, no. 3 (2008).

Joel H. Rosenthal is president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, adjunct professor in the Department of Politics at New York University, chairman of the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs program, and senior fellow at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, United States Naval Academy. He is author of Righteous Realists: Political Realism, Responsible Power, and American Culture in the Nuclear Age (1991) and coeditor, with Albert C. Pierce and Anthony F. Lang, Jr., of Ethics and the Future of Conflict: Lessons from the 1990s (2004). He is editor-in-chief of Ethics & International Affairs.

Michael J. Smith is Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of Political and Social Thought, Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Political and Social Thought, and associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia. His books include Realist Thought from Weber to Kissinger (1987) and Ideas and Ideals: Essays on Politics in Honor of Stanley Hoffmann (edited with Linda B. Miller, 1993). Professor Smith has been on the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs since 1994.

Robert Wade is professor of political economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and winner of the 2008 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. His interests include economic growth, financialization and financial crises, trends in global wealth distribution, and the functioning of multilateral economic organizations. He is the author of Governing the Market: Economic Theory and the Role of Government in East Asian Industrialization (2004 [1990]).

Leif Wenar holds the Chair of Ethics in the King’s College London School of Law. His recent work on global justice appears in Philosophy & Public Affairs, Journal of Political Philosophy, Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right (edited by Thomas Pogge, 2007), Pogge and His Critics (edited by Alison M. Jaggar, 2009), and at and He serves on the editorial board of Ethics & International Affairs.