BARRY BOGIN is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Dearborn.
LIBBET CRANDON-MALAMUD was, at the time of her untimely death, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas.
JOEL E. DIMSDALE is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, and the Veteran's Administration Hospital in La Jolla, California. He is Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatic Medicine.
NINA L. ETKIN is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. She has conducted ethnological field research in Nigeria, Hawaii, and Indonesia, combining inquiry in ethnomedicine, diet and health, pharmaceuticals, and the pharmacology of foods and medicinal plants. She is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Reviews in Anthropology.
MICHAEL HEINRICH is anthropologist as well as biologist and Assistant Professor ("Hochschulassistent") at the Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology (School of Chemistry and Pharmacy) at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany.
CLARA SUE KIDWELL is Professor of Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
ROBERT KUGELMANN is Professor of Psychology at the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas.