Leti Volpp is the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Director of the Center for Race and Gender. She researches and writes about immigration law and citizenship theory.
Beth Piatote is an Associate Professor in Native American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is also an Affiliated Faculty member in the Department of Linguistics and in American Studies. She is the author of Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship and Law in Native American Literature (Yale 2013).
Bonnie Cherry is a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program. Before attending Berkeley, Bonnie worked as a grant writer and program coordinator at Haskell Indian Nations University Cultural Center, building cultural programming for Undocumented and Indigenous youth, as well as working with local nonprofits and tribal entities to address jurisdictional gaps in the Violence Against Women Act for women on reservations.
Fantasia Painter is a 4th year Ph.D. student in Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley and a new Researcher for the Native/Immigrant/Refugee: Crossings Research Initiative in the Center for Race & Gender (CRG). She is also a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow, a Joseph A. Meyers Center for Research on Native American Issues Fellow, and a member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC).