Eva Ferraren holds a degree from the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, and is a specialist on the organic development of the women's movement within broader social movements. Eva has been active in Philippine social movements and is currently working with the Mindanao diaspora in Europe. She has extensive experience as a feminist and peace activist in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao.
Teacher of political science at University of Quebec, Montreal.
David Mandel is a canadian scholar, union and political activist. He is co-founder of the School for Workers Democracy, which conducts rank-and-file labour education in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
He is an international expert on the post-Soviet labour movement and have written several works about the ex-USSR. The latest being Labour after Communism (South End Press)
Dr. Peter Drucker, a graduate of Yale (BA magna cum laude in history, 1979) and Columbia (PhD in political science, 1994) Universities, was IIRE Co-Director from 1993 to 2006. Since leaving the IIRE staff he has continued his close association with the institute as a Fellow. He teaches at the great majority of IIRE sessions, uses the institute as a base for his research, and continues to help shape its curriculum as an active member of its committee on education.
Teacher of history and family studies at Evergreen State College and is Director of Research and Public Education for the Council on Contemporary Families, which she chaired from 2001-2004.
Stephanie Coontz (born 31 August 1944) is an american historian and author. Coontz has also taught at Kobe University in Japan and the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow.