Elizabeth Rule

Dr. Elizabeth Rule (Chickasaw Nation) is an Assistant Professor of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies at American University. Rule’s research on Indigenous issues has been featured in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and NPR, and more than 100 public speaking engagements have taken her across three continents and to seven countries. She is the creator of the Guide to Indigenous Lands Project, including the Guide to Indigenous DC and her manuscript, Indigenous DC: Native Peoples and the Nation’s Capital is currently under contract with Georgetown University Press.

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Shawn Crispin

Shawn W. Crispin has worked as a journalist and editor for over 15 years based in Thailand. He was bureau chief for the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review in Bangkok from 1999 to 2004, where he wrote on a wide range of political, business, and social issues. From 2001, he served as bureau chief for the Review‘s sister publication, The Asian Wall Street Journal. His coverage of Asia’s AIDS epidemic was part of a package recognized in 2004 for the “Excellence in Magazines” award of the Society of Publishers in Asia. Crispin has a master’s degree in Southeast Asian Studies and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, where he received a prestigious Freeman fellowship. He speaks fluent Thai.

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Madeline Earp

Madeline Earp has been working with CPJ to document the impact of technology on press freedom since March 2019. She previously managed content for Security First, a tech startup solving security challenges for people at risk; and coauthored five editions of Freedom on the Net, an annual index of internet access, censorship and user rights in 65 countries published by Freedom House’s research office in New York. She was a researcher on CPJ’s Asia desk from 2007 to 2013. Earp has a master’s degree in East Asian studies from Harvard University and a bachelor’s in English literature from Cambridge University. She is based in Bristol, UK. Follow her on Twitter @madelineearp.

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Aliya Bashir

Aliya Bashir is an independent journalist covering India and Indian-administered Kashmir with a focus on human rights, gender justice, women’s issues, the environment, healthcare, education, and minorities. The publications she has written for include The GuardianTimeLancet Psychiatry, The New Humanitarian, ReutersGlobal Press Journal, and TRT World. She is the winner of the 2015 Schizophrenia Research Foundation-Press Institute of India “Media for Mental Health” award for best reporting on mental health issues in India and has won reporting grants from International Women’s Media Foundation and Population Reference Bureau. Follow her on Twitter @aliyabashir.

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Pedro Cisterna Gaete

Pedro Cisterna Gaete is a Chilean lawyer, LLM, and a PhD candidate in law at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently the Chief Executive Director of Nuestra América Verde. Follow him on Twitter @Pedrocig.

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