Donna J. Harawayis Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she is also an affiliated faculty member in anthropology, feminist studies, environmental studies, and film and digital media. Her books include When Species Meet (Minnesota, 2008); Crystals, Fabrics, and Fields; The Haraway Reader; Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium; Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature; and Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science.
Cary Wolfe is Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University, where he is founding director of 3CT: The Center for Critical and Cultural Theory. His books include Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory; What Is Posthumanism? (Minnesota, 2010); and Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame.
His edited and coedited collections include Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal (Minnesota, 2003) and The Other Emerson (Minnesota, 2010).