Olivia ALLISON - She is co-author of the book Understanding and Addressing Suicide Attacks (2007) and has published several journal articles on security and politics in post-Soviet countries,
Dr Oldrich BURES - His research focuses on the areas of conflict resolution and international security and is author of EU Counterterrorism Policy: A Paper Tiger?
Jennifer CATALLO - During her tenure at the University of Toronto working as a lecturer and research associate she focused extensively on security privatization issues.
Dr Molly DUNIGAN - She is a political scientist at the RAND Corporation and author of Victory for Hire: Private Security Companies' Impact on Military Effectiveness.
Dr Scott FITZSIMMONS - He has published widely on mercenaries, private security contractors, and theories of military performance.
Dr Maiah JASKOSKI - Her book Military Politics and Democracy in the Andes analyzed military mission performance and neglect,
Dr Kristina MANI - Her publications include Democratization and Military Transformation in Argentina and Chile: Rethinking Rivalry and has worked as a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme.
Dr. Carlos ORTIZ - His recent publications include Private Armed Forces and Global Security, in which he casts PMCs as a necessary adjunct to state and multilateral forces,
Dr Ulrich PETERSOHN - He teaches international politics at the University of Liverpool and is co-author of Hired Guns: Views About Armed Contractors in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Jake SHERMAN - He is the lead author of The Public Cost of Private Security in Afghanistan and was a political affairs officer for the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan,
Dr Christopher SPEARIN - His publications and research concerns change in militaries, mercenaries, the privatization of security, piracy, and Canadian foreign and defence policy.