Avery Gordon is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination (University of Minnesota Press) and co-editor of Mapping Multiculturalism and Body Politics, among other works. She is also the co-host of No Alibis, a weekly public affairs radio program on KCSB FM.
Janice A. Radway is professor of literature at Duke University. She is author or editor of four books, including Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature and A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste,