Biography: George was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma. For the first few years of his life , his father (David) of Osage and Kaw descent and mother (Carolyn) raised him on Uncle Lessert’s ranch on Kaw tribal land. David moved the family to attend the Haskell Indian College in Kansas. After graduation, he accepted a job with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as an Adult Education Specialist . The family moved to the remote Bannock Creek region of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation .
Juan-José Gutiérrez is responsible for the Cultural Anthropology Concentration at the Social Behavioral and Global Studies Division of the California State University, Monterey Bay, California. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Cultural Anthropology at UC Santa Bar
Dr. Rubén G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, writer, and photographer who has explored the length and breadth of Mexico, Central America, Europe, and the US Southwest documenting both pre-Columbian and Colonial era sites and collections.
Ph.D. Religion and Society, Graduate Theological Union; M.Div. Union Theological Seminary; B.A. Anthropology, University of Chicago Dr. Poethig has lived and worked in Southeast Asia for over twenty years. Her area of expertise includes global gender issues, particularly feminism and militarism, religious social ethics, and religion, violence, and peacemaking. Dr. Poethig supervised education for Southeast Asian refugees in the US and Asia for 15 years. Her work focuses on progressive religious citizenship in Southeast Asia, particularly in areas of complex conflict and peacemaking.
ANGIE NGOC TRAN is Professor of Political Economy at CSU Monterey Bay. She teaches History of Political Economic Thought, Global Economics, Labor Organizing (US and worldwide), Research Methodology, and co-teaches a class on Vietnam, U.S. and Asia Pacific. Her 2012 co-authored book, entitled Corporate Social Responsibility and Competitiveness for SMEs in Developing Countries: South Africa and Vietnam, contributes to the gaps in the CSER literature by examining perspectives from small- and medium-size enterprise owners and workers.