Paul A. Haslam obtained a PhD in political studies from Queen's University. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, he also worked at the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL), a non-governmental organization based in Ottawa that works on issues of public policy in Latin America. Heremains a senior fellow of FOCAL. His teaching and research interests span both international development and international political economy. His current research focusses on corporate social responsibility, state-firm relations in Latin America (particularly Argentina and Chile), and theinternational regulation of foreign direct investment in Latin America.Jessica Schafer is an adjunct professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. She has conducted research for the United States Agency for International Development, the Overseas Development Institute, and the Department for InternationalDevelopment of the United Kingdom. Her book on former combatants of the civil war in Mozambique was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2007. She is on the executive board of the Canadian Association for Studies in International Development and on the editorial committee of the InternationalDevelopment Series of the University of Ottawa Press.Pierre Beaudet is a replacement professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. He has 25 years of experience in international development as a researcher and manager of various programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and as a consultant forCIDA, the United Nations Development Programme, and several Canadian and international NGOs. In these contexts, he produced extensive analyses of development issues and the impacts of globalization in developing countries such as Brazil, India, Palestine, South Africa, and Niger. He has taught in ainstitutions around the world.