Bernard Bate was Associate Professor of Anthropology at Yale-NUS College. A linguistic anthropologist who specialized in the Tamil language, his first book is Tamil Oratory and the Dravidian Aesthetic (2009).
E. Annamalai is Visiting Professor of Tamil at the University of Chicago.
Francis Cody is Associate Professor in Anthropology and in the Asian Institute, both at the University of Toronto.
Malarvizhi Jayanth is a historian of colonial South Asia pursuing her doctorate at the University of Chicago.
Constantine V. Nakassis is Associate Professor of Anthropology and affiliated faculty in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago.