William E. Spriggs chairs the department of economics at Howard University. He is a senior fellow at the Economic Policy Institute and former executive director of the National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality.
Sarah Stankorb is an Ohio-based writer focused on women's issues, politics and religion. Her articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Slate, The Atlantic.com, Salon, CNNMoney and GOOD Magazine, among others.
Olivia Starr is the head curator of an interactive children's museum in Kosovo. She is also working on expanding her thesis, "The Unimagined City: Urban Development and Historical Identity in Prishtina," into a book.