Ayşe Gül Altinay is professor of cultural anthropology and director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Center at Sabancı University.
María José Contreras is a performance artist and associate professor at the Faculty of the Arts of the Universidad Católica de Chile.
Marianne Hirsch is William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and the director of Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Social Difference.
Jean Howard is George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, where she teaches in the Department of English and Comparative Literature.
Banu Karaca is an assistant professor of anthropology and a Mercator-IPC Fellow at the Istanbul Policy Center. She is a cofounder of Siyah Bant, a platform that documents censorship in the arts in Turkey.
Alisa Solomon is a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she directs the Arts and Culture concentration in the MA program.