GIOVANNI ARRIGHI is professor of sociology at the State University of New York at Binghamton and a board member of the Fernand Braudel Center. He is the author of The Geometry of Imperialism and coauthor of Dynamics of Global Crisis, Antisystemic Movements, and Transforming the Revolution: Social Movements and the World-System
STEPHEN G. BUNKER is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
BRUCE CUMINGS is professor of East Asian and international history at the University of Chicago. His most recent book is The Origins of the Korean War, vol. II: The Roaring of the Cataract, 1947-1950.
GARY GEREFFI is an associate professor of sociology at Duke University. He is the author of The Pharmaceutical Industry and Dependency in the Third World and the coeditor (with D. L. Wyman) of Manufacturing Miracles: Paths of Industrialization in Latin America and East Asia.
HSIN-HUANG MICHAEL HSIAO is a research associate at the Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, and coeditor of In Search of East Asian Capitalism.
SATOSIH IKEDA is a research associate at the Fernand Braudel Center. He studied international economics at the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in 1990. His recent research interests include Japanese economic development from a world-systems perspective, and the inter-, intra-enterprise system of the capitalist world-economy.