JILL NORGREN is Professor Emeritus of Government at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York. Her research has been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, NEH, the ACLS, and the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. She has also published (with Petra T. Shattuck) Partial Justice: Federal Indian Law in a Liberal Constitutional System; The Cherokee Cases; and a biography of pioneering American lawyer and presidential candidate Belva Lockwood. She is currently writing on the topics of Native American law and the legal treatment of women.
SERENA NANDA is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is the author (with Rich Warms) of Cultural Anthropology, a widely used undergraduate text now in its 9th edition; Neither Man nor Woman: The Hijras of India; Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations; and Forty Perfect New York Days: Walks and Rambles in and around the City. Her current work is on the politics of cultural identity.