Paula D. McClain is professor of political science, public policy, and African and African American Studies at Duke University as well as the co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences. Her articles have appeared in numerous journals, including the Journal of Politics, American Political Science Review, Urban Affairs Review, and American Politics Quarterly.
Joseph Stewart, Jr., is professor of political science at Clemson University. His work has appeared in a variety of political science, education, public policy, and interdisciplinary journals. His award-winning books include Race, Class, and Education (with Ken Meier and Robert England) and The Politics of Hispanic Education (with Ken Meier).