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Thomas Pogge is the Director of the Global Justice Program and Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University.  Having received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard, he has published widely on Kant and in moral and political philosophy, most recently, Politics as Usual.  His current work is focused on a team effort toward developing a complement to the pharmaceutical patent regime that would improve access to advanced medicines for the poor worldwide (www.healthimpactfund.org).
Mitu Sengupta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto and is the head of research at the Centre for Development and Human Rights in Delhi. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and an MA and BA in Political Science from McGill University in Montreal. She has published widely on Indian market liberalization and development, on labor and migration, and on the politics of sporting and cultural events. Previously, she worked as a consultant for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, in addition to working as an editorial writer in Delhi.
Esther Shubert is a Ph.D student in the philosophy department at Yale University. Her research interests are in the area of global justice, with a primary focus on issues of financial integrity including illicit financial flows, resource extraction and tax justice. She received her B.A. in philosophy from the University of Toronto. She is currently researching illicit financial flows in the context of development finance as an intern at the UNDP.
Gilad Tanay is a Ph.D. student in the Philosophy Department at Yale University. He is writing his dissertation under Stephen Darwall on the the ethical significance of moral disagreement. He received his B.A. degree in Philosophy and Psychology from the program for outstanding students at Tel-Aviv University. He is the co-founder and was the first chairman of the Israeli Student Coalition for Peace. He is the co-founder of Climate Voices, an NGO focusing on the justice and human-rights dimensions of global climate-change.